Aleppo evacuation should end in ‘one or two days’ – Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that the evacuation from Syria’s Aleppo should finish within a couple of days.

“Right now the evacuation is wrapping up,” Lavrov says at a joint press conference after meeting with Turkish and Iranian counterparts in Moscow. “We hope that this is a question of one or a maximum of two days.”

— AFP

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (C), his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) attend a meeting in Moscow on December 20, 2016. ( AFP PHOTO / Natalia KOLESNIKOVA)
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (C), his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) and Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) attend a meeting in Moscow on December 20, 2016. ( AFP PHOTO / Natalia KOLESNIKOVA)

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