The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on Thursday that they are “ready” to support a weekly 48 hour ceasefire that would allow for humanitarian aid to reach the besieged areas of the Aleppo Governorate.

Originally proposed by the Stefan de Mistura, the 48 hour ceasefire will be conducted every week in Aleppo City and it will be monitored by U.N. employees.

These U.N. employees will be charged with transporting necessities to civilians in Aleppo City, including food, water, and medical aid.

While Russia has agreed to this 48 hour ceasefire, the Syrian opposition groups, including their hardline jihadist forces, have not accepted this proposal from the U.N.

The previous daily 3 hour ceasefire never came to fruition, as both sides exchanged violent offensives that same week.

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Prince Teutonic
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Prince Teutonic
2016-08-19 01:29

o*g not another f*****g ceasefire!!!

Prince Teutonic
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Prince Teutonic
2016-08-19 01:38

Stefan de mistura is a looser! Why listen to him!?

Hind Abyad
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Hind Abyad
2016-08-19 01:49

Why, few minutes ago new were; “Russia agrees to support 48 hour ceasefire in Aleppo”..?

Jonathan Richer
Jonathan Richer
2016-08-19 01:28

f**k these ceasefires! No rest for the terrorists!

Robert Layden
Robert Layden
2016-08-19 03:35

I hope they do not let them reload with recruits.

Jonathan Richer
Jonathan Richer
2016-08-19 04:10

It happens EVERY time

Rex
Rex
2016-08-19 01:40

why the h**l does Russia keep falling into this c**p trap?

Assyria
Assyria
2016-08-19 01:12

@leithfadel stupid move

Karl
Karl
2016-08-19 03:04

Again this stupidity this cease fires only serves the terrorists, the food always get stolen by the rebels

Dmitriy Sosnov
Dmitriy Sosnov
2016-08-19 03:28

@leithfadel idiots

Goldfinger
Goldfinger
2016-08-19 03:22

baaaad idea… Terrorists will use it to re-arm and regroup…

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Nitschy
2016-08-19 05:07

Apparently a stupid idea but it could be a trap for the UN, EU, US and allies.
The jihadists will bomb the humanitarian convoy (in order to blame russia and Co) but it will be too blatant: As a result it will be a free hand to eradicate them because their western sponsors would barely able to blame the russians: Game over with tactical cease fire.

allahusnackbar
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allahusnackbar
2016-08-19 07:49

bad move (again)