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Syrian fighting closes highway

UN EFFORTS:The UN’s aid boss is in Damascus for talks with officials before a meeting of international aid donors in Kuwait that aims to raise money to support refugees


In related news, a Syrian deputy prime minister said that Russia, one of al-Assad’s last supporters, is still supplying weapons to Damascus under contracts signed long ago.

“Syria has always received and today is still receiving [weapons from Russia]. We have agreements signed before the conflict and Russia is fulfilling its obligations,” Qadri Jamil told a Moscow radio station.

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