Churkin acknowledged the “almost impossible” task of establishing peace in Syria

“In Syria, wielded by hundreds of armed groups. The country bombed by all and Sundry. The return Syria to peace has become almost impossible”, — quoted Churkin at the meeting of the UN Security Council RIA Novosti.

Churkin added that Russia will not agree to unilateral steps for the ceasefire in Syria.

The UN security Council meeting was convened at the initiative of the United States, Britain and France with regard to the resumption of large-scale fighting and bombing Aleppo. The meeting started on Sunday at 11.00 at the time in new York (18.00 GMT).