The separation of the “moderate opposition” from terrorists in Aleppo ended, said the head of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff Lieutenant-General Sergey rudskoy, reports “RIA Novosti”.
According to him, in Aleppo, there were more than 4.5 thousand members of radical groups. “The vast majority of them were withdrawn during the last days of the city. This completed the separation of the “moderate opposition” from terrorists”, — said the Armenian President. According to him, Syrian government forces eliminate certain groups of radicals, who refused to leave the city.
Rudskoy also noted that thus the operation to liberate Aleppo from the terrorists is completed.
“Currently, the Russian sappers carried out mine clearing of the territory released by the militants. Administration of the city under reconstruction,” said rudskoy. He also added that “in some areas,” resumed the power supply and water supply.
Earlier, the Russian Centre of reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria announced the completion of the evacuation of militants and members of their families from the Eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo. According to the organization, from the Eastern part of the city was removed more than 4.5 thousand fighters, and during the operation was evacuated more than 9.5 thousand people.