Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has celebrated the “liberation” of Aleppo.
While congratulating the Syrian people , he said : history is being written by every Syrian citizen.”
The statement was released on Assad’s office’s YouTube channel.
Meanwhile, US Secretary of State John Kerry has described what had already occurred in Aleppo as “unconscionable. He urged all sides had to work together on a ceasefire.
“There remains tens of thousands of lives that are now concentrated into a very small area of Aleppo, and the last thing anybody wants to see — and the world will be watching — is that that small area turns into another Srebrenica.”
However, Turkish President Erdogan said there were a lot of people left in eastern Aleppo.
According to Turkish state news agency Anadolu, he hopes for an uninterrupted evacuation process .
On Friday, an activist working inside Aleppo broke down talking to CNN reporters, saying he wasn’t sure if his children would ever return to Aleppo.
He said :”We waited for the international community and the United Nations to punish the criminal and not the victims (the people). Unfortunately the punishment was for the people. They have displaced us from our land.”