September 15, 2016
(The Atlantic) – The United Nations is having trouble getting aid deliveries to Syria in the midst of a cease-fire between government troops and rebel forces, Staffan de Mistura, the UN envoy to Syria, said Thursday in Geneva. “We have a problem,” de Mistura said in public remarks about the delivery of much-needed humanitarian relief to civilian populations. Despite the on-going cease-fire, which went into effect this week following a U.S.-Russian agreement, de Mistura cited a lack of cooperation by President Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
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