Sunday, August 21 2016 16:56 EEST
Steinmeier called on Russia to ensure the 48-hour cease-fire regime in the Syrian city of Aleppo
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German Foreign Minister claims Russia especially responsible for truce in Syria

Steinmeier calls on Russia to ensure 48-hour cease-fire state in Aleppo, reports.

'Russia as an ally of the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad bears a special responsibility for the introduction of the cease-fire state', the head of the German Foreign Ministry said.

'Now we need to deliver humanitarian aid to the city and to provide people with the necessities', said Steinmeier.

According to him, a long-term cease-fire state throughout the territory of Syria should be 'the main objective'.

As reported earlier by, Russian bombers delivered another airstrike on ISIS infrastructure in Syria. 

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