Putin orders 5-hour daily ceasefires in eastern Ghouta

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced Monday that the “humanitarian pause” President Vladimir Putin has ordered to be enforced five hours a day in the besieged enclave of Ghouta would go into effect Tuesday, from 9am to 2pm local time. Russia will also help set an evacuation route for civilians. The announcement from Moscow came after at least 29 people were killed in the rebel enclave despite the UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire passed unanimously on Saturday.

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2 thoughts on “Putin orders 5-hour daily ceasefires in eastern Ghouta

  • Feb 26, 2018 @ 19:56 at 19:56
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    So russia wants a 5 our rest for the pilots . Ferry humane.

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  • Feb 26, 2018 @ 23:37 at 23:37
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    It just proves how unrealistic and toothless UN is…

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