UNSC adopts resolution to monitor evacuation in Aleppo
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 19
UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to implement international monitoring of evacuation of civilians from Aleppo, as well as to provide civilians with humanitarian aid immediately, Sputnik reports.
The final draft resolution was agreed upon on Dec. 18 during closed consultations which lasted more than three hours.
The draft resolution is based on projects previously submitted by France and Russia.
The document assigns the United Nations secretary-general to prepare conditions for observers from the UN and other international organizations, to enable them to monitor "the state of civilians as well as the full compliance with the international humanitarian law in eastern parts of the city of Aleppo."
It is stressed in the resolution that "concerned parties" are to be consulted about these conditions.
The UN secretary-general is also to inform the Security Council about these preparations and “implement the said measures immediately.”