ANKARA, December 16. /TASS/. Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, has said that that the third group of internally displaced persons has departed from Aleppo to the area controlled by the opposition.
"The 3rd convoy of 16 buses and 8 minibuses departed from East Aleppo," he wrote on his official Twitter page on Friday, adding that there were 1,198 civilians in the second convoy.
According to Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, there were 1,150 wounded in the first convoy that reached the city of Idlib on Thursday evening.
The Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties earlier reported that the third convoy had left Aleppo’s eastern districts for the al-Rashidin 4 district to later head for Idlib. The center is operating on instructions issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin in collaboration with the Syrian authorities.