Damascus offers east Aleppo militants to leave besieged area safely

Damascus offers east Aleppo militants to leave besieged area safely

Syrian authorities are ready to guarantee safe passage to militants who want to leave the besieged parts of eastern Aleppo, local media reported Monday.

"The Syrian government guarantees safe passage to all militants ready to leave the area. They will be given a chance to leave for other areas if they choose, taking their light arms with them," a Syrian Foreign Ministry source told the SANA news agency.

The government, according to the source, also guarantees the evacuation of the wounded and providing them with the necessary medical care.