22:33 GMT21 January 2021
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    Residents of Eastern Ghouta continue leaving the rebel-held area via humanitarian corridors organized by Moscow and Damascus as the Syrian army has liberated over 70 percent of it from terrorists.

    "At the moment more than 30,000 people have left [Eastern Ghouta], people continue to leave [the enclave]," spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Syrian reconciliation Maj. Gen. Vladimir Zolotukhin said.

    Eastern Ghouta, a Damascus suburb, has been under the control of armed rebels and al-Nusra Front since 2012. Last month, the Syrian government kicked off a campaign to liberate the area. The operation is drawing to a close.

    READ MORE: Syrian Army Intercepts Truck Heading to Terrorists in Eastern Ghouta (VIDEO)

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