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Kim Jong-Un is yet to host a foreign leader in Pyongyang. So, if Assad lands in the Korean capital, it would be a first.
The White House warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that he and his military would pay a heavy price if it conducted a chemical weapons attack.
Syrian opposition figures will return for new UN-sponsored talks with President Bashar al-Assad's regime on their six-year conflict.
Since December, Turkey-backed rebel fighters known as the Euphrates Shield alliance have edged towards Al-Bab from the north.
"This will be to protect people's lives and allow humanitarian aid to reach various areas in Syria," he said.
Although Moscow and Ankara are on opposite sides in the civil war, with Russia supporting Assad and Turkey calling for him to go, they have begun to work closely on Syria.
The rebel withdrawal began a month to the day after President Bashar al-Assad's forces launched a new offensive to recapture Aleppo
The rebel withdrawal will pave the way for President Bashar al-Assad's forces to reclaim complete control of Syria's second city.
Assad said recently that the Syrian government has no option but to press on with its offensive.