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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has a great influence on whether a ceasefire regime or a temporary ceasefire regime could be reached in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

    BERLIN (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has a great influence on the establishment of ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday.

    “I believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin has a great influence on whether a ceasefire regime or a temporary ceasefire regime could be reached so that it is possible to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Aleppo. This is extremely urgent, I pointed it out in our talks,” Merkel told a press conference.

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    humanitarian relief, Syrian crisis, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Aleppo, Syria, Germany, Russia
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