Russia, US to hold talks on rebel withdrawal from Aleppo: Lavrov

The Syrian regime launched its offensive to retake all of east Aleppo on November 15Russian and US experts will meet in the coming days to determine the routes and timing for a total rebel withdrawal from eastern Aleppo, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. “During the Russian-American consultations the concrete route and timeframe for the withdrawal of all fighters from eastern Aleppo will be agreed upon,” the Russian diplomat said, indicating that the talks in Geneva would likely start on Tuesday or Wednesday. “As soon as these routes and timeframes are agreed on, a ceasefire can come into effect,” Lavrov said.

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