09 iulie 2020

Russia's bid to reduce cross-border aid to Syria fails at UN


Moscow's attempt to halve access for humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria from Turkey to just one border crossing voted down at Security Council.A boy holds a cardboard box of food aid received from World Food Programme in Aleppo's Kalasa district, Syria on April 10, 2019.(Reuters)A Russian bid to get the United Nations to reduce cross-border humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria has been voted down by the Security Council.  Russia needed nine votes and no veto from a permanent member of the [...]