France calls for UN Security Council meeting on Aleppo

Paris, Nov 29 (AFP) France today called for an "immediate" UN Security Council meeting on Aleppo to tackle
the "humanitarian disaster" in the besieged Syrian city.

"More than ever, there is an urgent need for a cessation of hostilities and unhindered access to humanitarian
assistance", Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said in a statement on Aleppo, where tens of thousands of civilians are
trapped in the fighting between government troops and rebels.

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