Russia, U.S. Seek Aleppo Truce as Violence Spikes in Syria

  • UN envoy says cease-fire may be used to restart talks on Syria
  • Syria's most populous city before the war engulfed by violence

Staffan de Mistura with Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on May 3.

Photographer: Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Russia and the U.S. said a cease-fire may soon be announced for the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, which the United Nations believes could help restart talks on ending a five-year civil war.

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