Syrian government forces continue to tighten the noose around Islamist militants in the northern city of Aleppo, inching closer to fully recapture the eastern parts.

A military source told Al-Masdar News that army troops managed, today, to impose full control on all the old city including the Great Umayyad Mosque, Bab Antakia, Al-Kallasah and Bustan al-Qasr neighborhoods.

The Army’s engineering units have made it to the recently-recaptured districts to demine the IEDs and other explosive materials left out by the militants before their massive withdrawal, according to the source.

Meanwhile, thousands of trapped civilians have been granted a safe exist to government-held districts after the Syrian Army secured safety corridors.

Foreign-backed rebels are now squeezed in a small pocket (approximately 3.5 square km) that constitutes only 2% of the areas they used to control of the city’s east.

In a related context, Turkish and Russian officials are holding talks to open a corridor to evacuate Syrian rebel fighters and civilians from the remaining opposition-held districts of Aleppo.

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The terrorists that are left have missed their chance to leave. It is now time to kill them or capture them and drape them in their national flags, dead or alive and expose them to the world to see. A picture such as this would be ‘ worth more than a thousand words’.

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Turkey? w*f have those goatfucking morons to meddle themselves into this matter? send erdo the pig’s head he deserves, and finish his thugs off!

Immer feste druff!

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No debe haber negociación alguno con el terrorista Erdogan, El ejercito debe aniquilar de una ves por todas hasta la victoria final y concentrarse en expulsar a los terroristas Turcos del norte de Siria.

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