As have informed Agency “Interfax” the official representative of the defense Ministry of Russia Igor Konashenkov, the Syrian army halted the offensive in Aleppo in order to organize the output of civilians through the humanitarian corridors. At the end of “the liberation of the Eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, the Syrian troops will continue, the rebels will be expelled or destroyed.”
The representative of the Russian defense Ministry pointed out that left the Eastern part of Aleppo citizens “are placed in a special humanitarian centers where they are provided with hot meals, they receive medical care”.
Over the past week, the army managed to occupy most of the areas of Eastern Aleppo, including the old part of the city. The offensive was stopped after the decision to establish humanitarian corridors, which, on 8 December announced the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
During the last days of terrorists controlled areas of Aleppo came about 18 thousand people.