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Syria agrees deal with U.N. on civilian evacuation from Homs old city

Source: Reuters - Thu, 6 Feb 2014 13:17 GMT
Author: Reuters
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BEIRUT, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The governor of Homs said a deal was reached with the United Nations on Thursday to evacuate civilians from the besieged old city, where forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are surrounding rebel-held areas, Syrian state media reported.

Russia's Foreign Ministry said earlier on Thursday that an agreement to allow in humanitarian aid was also under discussion..

(Reporting by Erika Solomon; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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