UNSC asks for 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid
Sunday, 25 February 2018 With Russia's backing, the United Nations Security Council has unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations.
The U.N. Security Council approved on Saturday a 30-day truce across Syria to allow humanitarian aid to penetrate the worst-hit areas, but reports of persistent fighting continue to pour in along multiple fronts. Matthew Larotonda reports
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