Al Jazeera: Russia: Syria safe zones closed to US coalition planes
De-escalation zones in Syria will be closed for warplanes of US-led international coalition, Russian envoy says.
The safe zones that regional powers have agreed to create in Syria will be closed for military planes of the international US-led coalition, Russia's envoy to Syria talks said.
Turkey and Iran agreed on Thursday to Russia's proposal for "de-escalation zones", a move welcomed by the United Nations but met with scepticism from the United States and Syrian rebel groups.
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