French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would do everything possible to try to extend a ceasefire in eastern Aleppo when he discusses Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this evening.
“As we speak bombings are still taking place. It’s true a truce was announced and it’s been 24 hours. I will do everything tonight with Chancellor Merkel so that this truce is extended,” Hollande said after meeting representatives from rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Hollande, who last week refused to meet Putin in Paris unless they discussed Syria, will meet his Russian and German counterparts …read more
Source: Cyprus Mail