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Syria gives Russia Aleppo ceasefire plan, wants prisoner swap

By Reuters | Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:24 AM
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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 swap.

Washington and Moscow have been trying to negotiate some confidence-building measures and allow humanitarian aid to flow in the nearly three-year-old civil war.

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