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Russia offers brief pause in Aleppo bombing amid war crimes accusations

EU foreign ministers excoriate Assad regime and allies ‘notably Russia’ for ‘deliberate targeting’ of schools and hospitals in besieged city Russia offered an eight hour “humanitarian pause” in besieged eastern Aleppo as European Union foreign ministers issued a sharp statement accusing the Russian government of perpetrating likely war crimes in the Syrian city. The news came as Saudi Arabia, one of the chief backers of the Syrian opposition, said it will increase the flow and quantity of weaponry to moderate fighters in Aleppo if Russia refuses to agree to a full ceasefire.
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