Thursday, 13 May 2021 12:23 GMT

Demand for humanitarian assistance in Syria increases 20 percent in 2020

( MENAFN )The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly stated that the command for humanitarian assistance in Syria increased by 20 percent in last year.

Humanitarian cross-border operations are at a critical stage, mainly as the UN improved its COVID-19 vaccination program, reporters at UN headquarters in New York quoted Volkan Bozkir, a former Turkish ambassador as saying.

Bozkir further stated that "Therefore, I'm convinced that a sustained, large-scale and expanded cross border aid response is essential to address the enormous humanitarian need in northwest Syria."

The diplomat declared that his last call for the UN Security Council to guarantee that the vital cross-border operations continue continuous and to increase humanitarian operations to convene the humanitarian needs.

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