Syria gives Russia Aleppo ceasefire plan, wants prisoner exchange

by Reuters
Friday, 17 January 2014 08:58 GMT

Free Syrian Army fighters walk together along a street in old Aleppo December 31, 2013. REUTERS/Jalal Alhalabi

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MOSCOW, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Friday he had handed Russia plans for a ceasefire in Syria's biggest city, Aleppo, and was ready to exchange lists with rebel forces on a possible prisoner exchange.

Moualem was speaking at a news conference in Moscow after meeting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. (reporting by Thomas Grove, writing by Elizabeth Piper, editing by Timothy Heritage)

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