08 iulie 2020

US opposes reduction of UN cross-border aid in Syria: ambassador - France 24


The United States opposes a reduction in UN cross-border humanitarian aid to Syria, the ambassador to the body said Wednesday, predicting the failure of a Russian resolution on the topic submitted to the Security Council. Russia and China on Tuesday vetoed an earlier Security Council resolution that would have extended authorization for cross-border humanitarian aid at two border crossings into Syria for a year. Moscow swiftly proposed a more limited extension -- but it called for the closure [...]