Wednesday, December 14

"Aleppo Militants Violate Deal on Evacuation From City - Reconciliation Center"

11:48 - 14.12.2016 (updated 12:20)

MOSCOW (Sputnik) –  Militants in Syria’s Aleppo violated the agreement on leaving the city and used the ceasefire to regroup and begin hostilities again, the Russian reconciliation center said Wednesday.

The center said in a statement that it had prepared means for evacuation of militants to Idlib, in accordance with the deal reached by the Syrian authorities and the militants.

"When the transport arrived at the previously agreed loading place, the militants began shelling the convoy. Having used the ceasefire, the militants regrouped at dawn and renewed hostilities, trying to break through the positions of the Syrian army in the northwestern direction," the statement read. 

According to the statement, the army repelled the attack and continued the operation to liberate eastern Aleppo. 


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