JUST IN: UN Security Council unanimously approves resolution urging immediate deployment of UN monitors to eastern Aleppo.— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) December 19, 2016
UPDATE 9:47 a.m. EST: The UN unanimously approved its plan to send observers to Aleppo.
The United Nations Security Council will vote Monday on a plan to send observers and humanitarian aid to eastern Aleppo as the city continues evacuation of civilians out of the besieged city.
Russia and France approved of the plan on Sunday, USA Today reports.
Evacuations continued over the weekend despite several buses being set on fire. Syrian media blamed the terrorist group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, which has ties to al-Qaeda.
WATCH | Here's a look at a bus that was set on fire.
WATCH | Here's a look at the crowded evacuation scene.
First limited evacuations, finally, tonight from East Aleppo and Foua & Kefraya. Many thousands more are waiting to be evacuated soon.— Jan Egeland (@NRC_Egeland) December 18, 2016
Thousands await evacuation, according to Jan Egeland of the Norwegian Refugee Council.
Russia's U.N. ambassador, Vitaly Churkin, initially called the deal with France a "disaster" before the nations compromised.