The UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding a 30-day truce in Syria

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire in Syria. About it reports a press-service of the UN.

The resolution calls on all parties to the conflict in Syria to immediately cease hostilities throughout the country to be able freely to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the sick and wounded, particularly in Eastern ghouta, which does not stop the attacks.

The war in Syria lasts since 2011. The fighting involved government forces, the opposition, radical Islamists, Kurds and the militants of the «Islamic state». To conflict at different times joined the armed forces of the United States, Russia, Turkey and Iran.

Eastern ghouta is one of the last territories in Syria, which remains under rebel control. The UN has stated that 4 to 9 February there had killed at least 277 civilians, 230 of them by air strikes of the Syrian government and its allies, even 812 civilians were injured.

February 18-there were killed at least 370 people, 1500 were injured, said regional coordinator of the UN on the Syrian crisis Panos, Moumtzis at the meeting of the UN security Council on February 22.

Then the UN Security Council met to discuss the situation in the Damascus suburb – Eastern ghouta, with the aim to adopt a resolution of 30-day truce. Russia’s Ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia said about the inconsistencies of the project and submitted their edits.

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding a 30-day truce in Syria 25.02.2018

Февраль 25th, 2018 by
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