UN Security Council calls for UN monitoring of Aleppo evacuations

by Reuters
Monday, 19 December 2016 14:14 GMT

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Monday unanimously called for U.N. officials and others to be able to monitor evacuations from eastern Aleppo and the safety of civilians who remain in the Syrian city.

The 15-member council adopted a French-drafted resolution that "demands all parties to provide these monitors with safe, immediate and unimpeded access." (Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Frances Kerry)

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