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Syria rebels reject Russian demand to withdraw from Aleppo: rebel official

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels on Wednesday rejected Russian demands that they withdraw from Aleppo by Friday evening, an official in one insurgent faction said.
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