The UN security Council urged the Russian Federation to stop bombing Aleppo, and Moscow offers another truce

France, Britain and their allies in the UN security Council urged Russia to stop air strikes on the Syrian province of Aleppo. 10 February in the UN security Council held closed consultations on request, New Zealand and Spain, during which they discussed the humanitarian crisis in the province, according to «Radio Liberty».

Russia proposes a ceasefire in Syria

«Russia is obliged to terminate air strikes and to use their influence on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assadto achieve a ceasefire and creating conditions for delivery of humanitarian assistance», — said the representative of Britain to the UN Matthew Rycroft.

Also on Wednesday, 10 severe, a U.S. state Department spokesman Brett Mcgurk said that the air strikes, which causes Russia on the positions of opponents of Assad in Aleppo and its surroundings, reinforce the positions of the grouping «Islamic state». According to Makhura, Russia is directly helping the Islamists.

Recall that in the last days about 35 thousand Syrians were forced to leave their homes after the onset of the Syrian government forces with the support of Russian aviation in the city of Aleppo.

Russia proposes a ceasefire in Syria

Russia invited the United States to establish in Syria a ceasefire that should start on March 1. On Thursday, February 11, writes Reuters, citing Western officials, reports UKRINFORM.

The interlocutor of the Agency noted that they had not yet reached any agreements between the parties on this issue. He also noted that «the U.S. has concerns about some points of the Russian proposals».

«Washington considers that these three weeks before the proposed truce, the troops of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, which supports Russian aircraft, used to attack opposition to win back the territory before the ceasefire. The United States insists on the immediate announcement of a ceasefire and ensuring humanitarian access in the urban environment of Syria», — is spoken in the message.

As noted by Sky News, the news comes on the eve of talks on Syria in Munich.

The United States rejected Russia’s proposal to impose a ceasefire in Syria since March 1. The U.S. administration believe that the Kremlin and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad deliberately leaves myself three weeks, so during this period to destroy the detachments of the moderate opposition. Instead, Washington proposes to immediately cease hostilities, reports AP with a reference to American officials, writes NEWSru.com.

We will remind, during a large-scale offensive in Aleppo province, which in recent days held by the Assad army with the support of Russian troops killed at least 500 people.




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