Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

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Syrian anti-government forces are staunchly resisting Russia's demand that they give up eastern Ghouta in suburban Damascus.

Shortly after, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad imposed a siege on the area, home to some 400,000 people.

The United Nations says an aid convoy carrying humanitarian assistance has started entering the town of Douma in Damascus' besieged rebel-held suburbs of eastern Ghouta. "Nearly half of the food carried on the convoy could therefore not be delivered".

Misraba, a farm town in the center of East Ghouta, is the largest settlement standing in the way of pro-government ground forces as they battle to sever the pocket of rebel-held territory just east of Damascus in two.

In the latest attempt to end the seven-year war, the foreign ministers of government allies Iran and Russian Federation and rebel backer Turkey are to meet next week in Astana.

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Russia's defence ministry said some rebels wanted to accept the proposal to evacuate.

Though they are war crimes investigators, the statement notes they are not a tribunal empowered to take the investigations any further.

Meanwhile, state television reported that Syrian army units were attacking militants in the Eastren Ghouta town of Mesraba with preparatory fire to secure the entry of infantry units.

The raids came after around 18 people suffered breathing difficulties in the town following a strike there late Monday, the Observatory reported. The Observatory says such shelling has killed at least 27 people since February 18.

An reporter from the agency in Hammuriyeh said airstrikes overnight targeted the town, with only a few residents emerging from the safety of their cellars after day broke.

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Netherlands U.N. Ambassador Karel van Oosterom was speaking after the Council was briefed behind closed doors on the situation in Syria at the request of Britain and France. It says the rebels are also free to leave the enclave with their weapons and families unhindered.

"What those three countries have done to those people is a disgrace", he says.

The United Nations has planned to send another aid convoy to Syria's besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta on Thursday.

Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Tuesday that the camps would be built in a zone controlled by Turkish-backed forces, as well as in Idlib province where Turkish forces are trying establishing a "de-escalation zone" under an agreement reached between Turkey, Russia and Iran.

Laerke said the team found a desperate situation for people who have endured months without access to humanitarian aid. The goal of the operation is clear Turkey's Syrian border from the terrorist threat.

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Hundreds have been killed by regime airstrikes in recent days.

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