The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov
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MOSCOW, December 14. /TASS/. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov in a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry urged to influence the armed opposition to exit East of Aleppo. The Ministry noted that the conversation was initiated by the American side.
“Sergei Lavrov pointed to the fact that the Syrian authorities have long been ready to provide free access there surrounded by rebels, but under the influence of the leaders of the terrorist group “dzhebhat an-Nusra” (banned in Russia. – Approx. TASS:) they still refuse to cease fire, – have informed in the Russian foreign Ministry. The Minister urged the US to influence the armed opposition groups supported by Washington.”