MOSCOW, December 16. /TASS/. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on all parties to the Syrian conflict to observe ceasefire in Aleppo.
"I urge all parties and the international community to abide by the truce agreement and support the implementation of the evacuation process," he wrote on his Twitter account on Friday. "The people of Aleppo are not alone. We will do everything in our power to save innocent lives."
The operation to evacuate militants and their families from Aleppo’s eastern quarters began on Thursday. On Friday, the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria said the operation is over. According to the center, as many as 9,500 people, including more than 4,500 militants and 337 wounded people, were evacuated from Eastern Aleppo.