Russia: Talks Under Way to Halt Syrian Attacks on Aleppo

May 1, 2016 2:26 PM

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Russia said Sunday that new talks are under way to halt the Syrian bombardment of the rebel stronghold in Aleppo after the United States demanded that a truce elsewhere in Syria be extended to the embattled city.

Lieutenant General Sergei Kuralenko, head of Moscow's coordination center in Syria, told Russian news agencies, "Currently, active negotiations are under way to establish a 'regime of silence' in Aleppo province."

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