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Moscow extends Aleppo truce to 1600 GMT Saturday: Defence ministry

AFP , Friday 21 Oct 2016
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Russia's defence ministry said Friday that Moscow was extending a "humanitarian pause" in Aleppo until 1600 GMT on Saturday to allow civilians and armed rebels to leave the city.

"At the request of representatives of the UN and other international organisations, a decision by the Russian president extends the humanitarian pause in the Aleppo region by another 24 hours," senior military official Sergei Rudskoi told reporters.

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