Hollande called the situation in Aleppo, “the real war crimes”

French President Francois Hollande said that what is happening in Aleppo, Syria is a real war crime. This is the French leader said at a press conference after talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, that ended in Berlin in the night of Thursday, where they discussed the situation in Syria.

“What is happening in Aleppo — a real war crime,” — said Hollande together with Merkel press conference, reports Reuters.

A similar statement was made by Merkel. “We are talking in this case about the criminal activities, crimes against the civilian population”, – she said.

Hollande stressed that, first of all, you need to stop bombing Aleppo with the Syrian regime, and Russian HQs. The French President called it senseless to introduce a humanitarian pause for a few hours. “It’s important that the people of Aleppo can not continue to live in intolerable conditions”.

In turn, Putin, summing up the talks in the Berlin airport, said that Russia is ready to extend a pause in strikes on militants in Aleppo until, until faced with the intensification of armed groups.