Syria rebels say Iran introduced new conditions to Aleppo ceasefire deal

December 14, 2016 11:52

BEIRUT - Officials with two Syrian rebel groups and a United Nations official said that Iran had introduced new conditions to the ceasefire and evacuation deal negotiated by Russia and Turkey.

One of the rebel officials and the UN official said Iran, which backs some powerful militias fighting in Aleppo on the government side, wanted a simultaneous evacuation of wounded from the villages of Foua and Kefraya that are besieged by rebels.

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