Syrian PM: Russian air force, Syrian army preparing operation to free Aleppo - agencies

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Source:   —  April 10, 2016, at 1:21 PM

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Janet Lawrence).

The Russian air force and Syrian army are preparing for a joint operation to liberate Aleppo, Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halaki told visiting Moscow lawmakers on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported.

"We, together with our Russian partners, are preparing for an operation to liberate Aleppo and to obstruct all illegal armed groups which haven't joined or broken the ceasefire deal," he was quoted as saying by TASS news agency.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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