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    It will be extremely hard to hold negotiations on the Syrian settlement if the United States continues to change its stance ‘every two days’, Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said Sunday.

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — On Sunday, the UN Security Council convened for an extraordinary meeting to discuss the situation in Aleppo, where the Syrian government forces are carrying out an offensive against Jabhat Fatah al Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front and the so-called armed opposition groups.

    "We outlined our position clearly. We need a serious process, without cheating, without people changing their stances every two days. The agreement was [achieved], and the only thing needed is its implementation instead of changing positions. If they continue doing this, it will be extremely difficult to have serious process," Churkin told journalists.

    The latest cessation of hostilities in Syria was brokered by the United States and Russia on September 9. After being implemented on September 12, the deal broke apart with repeated violations of the ceasefire.

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