The United States said Thursday it's "deeply concerned" by Russia's announcement of a "large-scale humanitarian operation" with the Syrian government in the besieged city of Aleppo.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Shoigu said three corridors would be opened for civilians to exit Aleppo, along with one corridor where Syrian opposition fighters would be encouraged to lay down their arms in exchange for amnesty and pardons.
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