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Russia: Syria safe zones to be shut for U.S., coalition planes - agencies
May 5, 2017 / 7:16 AM / 6 months ago

Russia: Syria safe zones to be shut for U.S., coalition planes - agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The safe zones which are being created in Syria will be closed for warplanes of the United States and those of the U.S.-led coalition, Russian news agencies quoted Russian envoy at Syria peace talks Alexander Lavrentyev as saying on Friday.

Turkey and Iran agreed on Thursday to Russia’s proposal for “de-escalation zones” in Syria, a move welcomed by the United Nations but met with scepticism from the United States.

Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Writing by Dmirty Solovyov

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