MOSCOW, December 21. /TASS/. Eastern Aleppo has been, de facto, liberated, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with the Mir TV channel.
"The militants’ exit from eastern Aleppo is almost over. The defense ministries and the general staff of Russia and Turkey have been closely cooperating. A series of negotiations has produced results as the liberation of Aleppo is strategically important, it is also an event of high symbolic importance," Peskov added.