U.N. chief urges Russia, U.S. to help stop Syria fighting | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged Russia and the United States to exert pressure on Syria's warring parties to stop fighting and ensure a credible investigation of air strikes that destroyed an Aleppo hospital. 'Instead of bombing civilian areas, all Syrian parties must renew their focus on a political process,' Ban's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement. (Reporting by Michelle Nichols, editing by G Crosse)

Reuters April 29, 2016 01:01:53 IST
U.N. chief urges Russia, U.S. to help stop Syria fighting
| Reuters

UN chief urges Russia US to help stop Syria fighting
 Reuters

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged Russia and the United States to exert pressure on Syria's warring parties to stop fighting and ensure a credible investigation of air strikes that destroyed an Aleppo hospital.

"Instead of bombing civilian areas, all Syrian parties must renew their focus on a political process," Ban's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement.


(Reporting by Michelle Nichols, editing by G Crosse)

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