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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 - 6:49
Aleppo battle ends as Syria rebel deal reached
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Russia's ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has said that Military action has ended in eastern Aleppo.

He said Syrian government troops had re-established control over the last areas of the city held by rebels.

He said an arrangement had been made for rebel fighters to leave. The rebels confirmed the deal, but said civilians would also be allowed to leave.

The latest developments could bring to an end more than 4 years of vicious fighting in which thousands have died.

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