On Monday, a prisoner exchange occurred between the Syrian National Army (SNA) and regime forces at the Abu al-Zindin crossing in the al-Bab area, east of Aleppo.
According to a Baladi News correspondent in rural Aleppo, the prisoner exchange was backed by a Turkish-Russian guarantee.
According to the correspondent, five prisoners from both sides were exchanged at the Abu al-Zindin crossing between the regime and the opposition in al-Bab. The crossing is supervised by the United Nations and the International Red Cross.
Several exchanges have taken place between the two sides, away from media coverage and public announcement. The most recent exchange occurred on December 16, 2021, involving five prisoners from each side.
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