Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council, Konstantin Kosachev have both made their feelings known. Both agree that Israel has no real argument to make against the ceasefire and accompanying de-escalation zones.
The US and other Western nations have been demanding an unconditional ceasefire for days, with an eye toward preventing the rebels’ outright loss.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has announced the suspension of Syrian military operations in eastern Aleppo, saying that the focus is being shifted to a major evacuation operation to get civilians out of the remaining combat areas. Lavrov said