Russia ‘ worried’ by Aleppo violence

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iol pic wld aleppo syriaa REUTERS Smoke rises between buildings after shelling by forces loyal to President Bashar Al-Assad in Aleppo's district of Salah Edinne.

Moscow - Russia said on Friday it was “extremely worried” by violence in the Syrian city of Aleppo and called for an immediate halt to the bloodshed.

A Foreign Ministry statement also said deliveries of weapons from abroad and other support for rebels fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad contradicted international attempts to find a peaceful solution to the crisis. - Reuters

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