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Syria: Eastern Aleppo residents receive 35 tonnes of Russian aid 02:19

Syria: Eastern Aleppo residents receive 35 tonnes of Russian aid

Syrian Arab Republic, Aleppo
December 15, 2016 at 09:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Centre for Reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria delivered nearly 35 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the refugees of the al-Mahaledzh camp in eastern Aleppo, on Wednesday.

Russian military personnel distributed hot meals to civilians gathered near a field kitchen, set up in the area. According to Daniil Rychkov, a representative of the Reconciliation Centre, "A humanitarian operation is being carried out today in the al-Mahaledzh refugee camp, to provide refugees from liberated eastern Aleppo with hot meals, food packages, warm clothes for children, blankets and first aid."

On Thursday the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria announced the preparation for the withdrawal of those militants still located in rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo. Reportedly, the withdrawal will be carried out in cooperation with the Syrian authorities.

Yesterday Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed hope that the city of Aleppo would be fully free of the militants "in two to three days."

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Russian Centre for Reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria delivered nearly 35 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the refugees of the al-Mahaledzh camp in eastern Aleppo, on Wednesday.

Russian military personnel distributed hot meals to civilians gathered near a field kitchen, set up in the area. According to Daniil Rychkov, a representative of the Reconciliation Centre, "A humanitarian operation is being carried out today in the al-Mahaledzh refugee camp, to provide refugees from liberated eastern Aleppo with hot meals, food packages, warm clothes for children, blankets and first aid."

On Thursday the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria announced the preparation for the withdrawal of those militants still located in rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo. Reportedly, the withdrawal will be carried out in cooperation with the Syrian authorities.

Yesterday Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed hope that the city of Aleppo would be fully free of the militants "in two to three days."

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