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by Stephen Lendman
Significant progress is being made, almost half of eastern Aleppo liberated, according to Russia’s reconciliation center. In the last 24 hours alone, 14 neighborhoods were liberated, thousands of civilians able to breathe free for the first time in years.
Syrian forces have full control over eastern Aleppo’s northern districts, one after the other liberated, US-supported terrorist elements routed, forced to retreat, surrender or die.
Reports indicate over 3,000 buildings cleared from their infestation, Syrian and allied forces now targeting areas they still control. Fierce fighting continues.
According to Russian Defense Ministry spokesman General Igor Konashenkov, Washington and its rogue allies oppose efforts to free eastern Aleppo from terrorists’ control – urging imposition of new sanctions on Moscow for aiding Syria’s liberating struggle.
On Sunday, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, part of the family-run dictatorship, said his regime will continue aiding terrorists in Syria regardless of US policy under Trump.
The Saudis, Turkey and Israel aren’t likely to cease regime change aims. It remains to be seen how NATO countries react if Trump allies with Russia in combating terrorists. Will Britain, France, Germany and other member states join him or go their own way?
According to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergy Ryabkov, “(t)he Russian side for the last several weeks, practically alone, without support, has been alleviating the situation for residents of (Aleppo) by delivering appropriate humanitarian aid.”
International aid groups haven’t done their job, likely pressured by Washington to abstain, despite their ability to help relieve human suffering.
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Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.