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Syrian Rebels in Aleppo Reject UN Peace Effort

U.N. peace envoy Staffan De Mistura’s hopes of pulling off a deal to freeze fighting in Syria’s war-torn city of Aleppo were dashed Sunday when Syrian rebel leaders refused to approve his plan, saying they wouldn’t meet with him in the future. The rejection by military and political opposition leaders came despite the Syrian government agreeing in principle earlier in the day to an international fact-finding mission visiting Aleppo, once Syria’s commercial hub.  De Mistura was...

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