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UN Security Council adopts Syria cross-border aid resolution, but refuses to address humanitarian costs of sanctions

1 month ago   |   By RT

The UN Security Council has finally reached a compromise, agreeing to keep one checkpoint in militant-controlled Idlib open for aid deliveries from Turkey. After vetoing two initial drafts, Russia and China abstained from voting.
Seeking to limit the number of border crossings outside of Syrian government control, Russia vetoed two Western resolutions and had two counter-proposals fail over the past week. A deal was finally reached Saturday night to keep just one checkpoint in militant-controlled territory open for the next 12 months - Bab Al-Hawa, which is used for over 80 percent of UN...
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On fifth attempt, U.N. Security Council renews Syria aid via Turkey

On fifth attempt, U.N. Security Council renews Syria aid via Turkey

1 month ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - The United Nations Security Council on Saturday approved aid deliveries to Syria through one border crossing from Turkey, a day after its authorization for the six-year-long humanitarian operation ended, leaving millions of Syrian civilians in limbo.
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