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Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Syrian Opposition Writes Letter to Putin Asking Him to Stop Terrorists
"Ten days and nights in a row, Mr. President, the mouths of Aleppo children are filled with earth instead of milk, while the rubble of stones and mines are hitting their heads and bodies. Their mothers and fathers groan and scream from under the ruins, with tears in their eyes they're crying to stop this terrorism, which mankind hasn't seen in 7,000 years of history," Barvin Ibrahim wrote in the letter.
The letter also said that if Russia and the United States worked together, then peace in Syria would be quickly restored.
The US State Department hopes that all parties involved will observe the ceasefire in Aleppo.
The US is closely monitoring the new cessation of hostilities in Aleppo with Russia. "To ensure this continues in a sustainable way, we are coordinating closely with Russia to finalize enhanced monitoring efforts of this renewed cessation."
Washington counts on Moscow to put pressure on Damascus concerning the 'silent' period in the Aleppo province.
The State Department vows to continue efforts to expand the cessation of hostilities across Syria.