Turkey with Russia to evacuate 500 people from besieged Damascus suburb

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Turkey with Russia to evacuate 500 people from besieged Damascus suburb

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his government is working with Russia to evacuate five hundred people from a besieged, rebel-held Damascus suburb in Syria.

Talking to reporters in Ankara, he said that one hundred seventy women and children are in urgent need of humanitarian and medical assistance in eastern Ghouta and Turkey is ready to help them.