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    The UN humanitarian office UNOCHA is ready to deploy 20 monitors as part of a UN Security Council resolution on east Aleppo, Syria, its spokesman said Tuesday.

    GENEVA (Sputnik) — Jens Laerke said at a briefing that the 20 monitors are in Damascus and are ready to be dispatched as soon as UNOCHA receives security guarantees and government permission.

    Monday, the UN Security Council adopted a draft resolution on monitoring evacuations in Aleppo after extensive consultations conducted the day before. The resolution in based on the French and Russian proposals regarding best ways to implement and monitor evacuations on the ground.

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