Syrian government willing to suspend airstrikes in Aleppo for 6 weeks | Fox News

February 18, 2015 4:15 AM

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Syrian government willing to suspend airstrikes in Aleppo for 6 weeks | Fox News

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura informs the media after talks with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz at the foreign ministry in Vienna, Austria. The United Nations envoy to Syria said Tuesday, Feb. 17, he has received a commitment from the Syrian government to suspend airstrikes and artillery shelling on the city of Aleppo for six weeks to allow a proposed U.N. plan to "freeze" hostilities in the country's largest city to be tested. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File) (The Associated Press)

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations envoy to Syria said Tuesday he has received a commitment from the Syrian government to suspend airstrikes and artillery shelling on the city of Aleppo for six weeks to allow a proposed U.N. plan to "freeze" hostilities in the country's largest city to be tested.

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