Middle East

February 11, 2014

UN declares chaotic Homs evacuation a success, presses for similar access elsewhere in Syria

The United Nations’ special envoy on Syria, Lakdhar Brahimi, called the chaotic humanitarian cease-fire that broke the 600-day siege of the old city district of Homs “a success” on Tuesday and appealed for similar deals to allow the delivery of aid and the evacuation of civilians from other areas where Syria’s warring sides are keeping food and medical care from those in need.

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