Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:31 GMT

Militants in Eastern Ghouta asked to release civilians

(MENAFN) The Russian and Syrian military are having more negotiations with militants in Eastern Ghouta asking them to let the civilians flee the area and leave it themselves with safety guaranteed.

The spokesman for the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said: "Russian Center for reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria and Syrian army are further holding negotiations with members of outlawed armed groups in Eastern Ghouta on the exit of the civilians from the area. The militants are considering letting several dozens of residents leave the area in exchange for free exit together with their families with guaranteed safety."

The spokesman again required the militants to leave the area and let the civilians to do so emphasizing that the safety would be guaranteed.

About 13 militants left the area on Friday, through a humanitarian corridor compliant with the agreement reached owing to the reconciliation center, after which they had been sent to Idlib.


Militants in Eastern Ghouta asked to release civilians


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