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    According to a senior official at the International Committee of the Red Cross, Armed opposition groups have not provided security guarantees for medical evacuation from eastern parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo during the first humanitarian pause announced by Russia.

    GENEVA (Sputnik) Armed opposition groups have not provided security guarantees for medical evacuation from eastern parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo during the first humanitarian pause announced by Russia, Robert Mardini, a senior official at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), told Sputnik.

    "Last week, when the medical evacuations were discussed, we didn't get the security guarantees from the groups inside Eastern Aleppo," Mardini, the ICRC's regional director for the Middle East, said when asked which side did not provide the guarantees for medical evacuation.

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