Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has said in an interview with a Turkish newspaper that he wishes Syrian forces did not shoot down a Turkish jet last month.
Reuters reports Assad stated he will not allow tensions between Syria and Turkey to turn into open combat.
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will ease away eastwards during the morning, clearing the east coast around midday with sunny spells developing.
Police and emergency services are attending the scene.
Rebel-held east remains at risk while the pumping station supplying the western part of the city is once again in operation.