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US, Britain mulling sanctions over Syria siege

AFP  |  London 

The United States and warned today that western allies were considering imposing sanctions against economic targets in Syria and over the siege of Aleppo.

US Secretary of State John Kerry branded the bombardment of civilians in the city "crimes against humanity" and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged Moscow to show mercy.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 23:48 IST