Russia announced the completion of the operation to free Aleppo

Russia’s permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin said that the Syrian government army took control over the Eastern part of Aleppo, reports “RIA Novosti”.

“The latest information we have received within the last hour, is that military action in Eastern Aleppo terminated. The Syrian government has regained control of Eastern Aleppo,” he said.

According to him, military actions in the city stopped. The militants along with their families are leaving the city agreed with the authorities of the corridors.

According to Churkin, in connection with the termination of military peace residents of the Eastern neighbourhoods of Aleppo “there is no need to go” out of town. “Perhaps, there may be some civilians who still want to leave this ruined city,” — said the Ambassador.

“That is no question about any ceasefires, humanitarian, special operations, the Syrian government regained control of Eastern Aleppo, so now comes the stage of practical humanitarian action,” — said Churkin.