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Russia says Aleppo rebel resistance to end within three days
December 14, 2016 / 8:29 AM / a year ago

Russia says Aleppo rebel resistance to end within three days

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Rebel resistance in the Syrian city of Aleppo is likely to end in the next two to three days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pauses during a press conference with his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dacic (not pictured) in Belgrade, Serbia, December 12, 2016. REUTERS/Djordje Kojadinovic

“I hope that in the next two to three days the situation in Aleppo will be resolved,” Interfax news agency quoted Lavrov as saying.

“I expect that the rebels will cease resistance in the next two to three days.”

Reporting by Christian Lowe; Editing by Maria Kiselyova

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