Calls grow for Syria regime to end Aleppo siege

Syrian regime aircraft has bombed eastern areas of Aleppo overnight 28-29 July, 2016, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, without specifying casualtiesAid agencies called Friday on Syria’s government to end its encirclement of rebel-held east Aleppo as a handful of civilians managed to use humanitarian corridors to flee the ruined city. UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura, meanwhile, urged Russia to let the United Nations take charge of the corridors. “Our suggestion is to Russia to actually leave the corridors being established at their initiative to us,” he said.

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