UNSC passes resolution on monitoring Aleppo evacuations

United Nations, Dec 19 (IANS) The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously passed a resolution requiring the monitoring of evacuations from Aleppo.

The resolution, initially drafted by France, was originally called a “disaster” by Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin.

However, Moscow and Paris came to an agreement on the text after more than three hours of closed-door consultations by the Council on Sunday.