Rescue mission reaches war-torn Aleppo

19:10, 14 December 2016

Buses arrived in the war-torn Aleppo to evacuate civilians. The transport convoy is located in one of the government-controlled districts of Aleppo.

The evacuation of the civilians and rebels was agreed during the emergency session of the UN Security Council, initiated by France.

During the talks Russia's Permanent Representative Vitaliy Churkin promised that the rebels ma leave the city within the next few hours. The government top military officials announced that the Aleppo rescue operations is in its final stage.

Meanwhile the UN report of the dozens of killed civilians on the city streets. The US Permanent Representative Samantha Power blamed the Russian Federation and Bashar Al Assad of these casualties.