Damascus, - General Command of the Army and armed forces on Thursday announced that the decision of suspending the air strikes on gunmen in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo came as a preparation for the humanitarian pause that starts in the morning of October 20th, 2016 (today).
The Command said in a statement that the humanitarian pause in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo starts on October 20, 21 and 22 at 08:00 am (05:00
GMT) till 04:00 pm .
It called on all gunmen in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo to throw their weapons and benefit from the amnesty decree.
The statement pointed out that the General Command has accurate information on the gunmen's places, gatherings and their weapon caches in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city, stressing that each gunman who does not seize the opportunity of the pause will face his fatal destiny.
Earlier, Head of the Russian General Staff Main Operations Department Sergey Rudskoy said that the Syrian and Russian military men have decided to expand the humanitarian pause for three hours to evacuate civilians from the eastern neighborhoods after receiving many requests from the international organizations.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agency