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UN: Assistant Sec-Gen stresses importance of cross-border cooperation on Syria01:49

UN: Assistant Sec-Gen stresses importance of cross-border cooperation on Syria

United Nations, New York City
December 20, 2019 at 02:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

The importance of cross-border cooperation on Syria was stressed during the UNSC meeting, as Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator addressed the attendees in New York City on Thursday.

"Without the cross-border operation, we would see an immediate end of aid supporting millions of civilians. That would cause a rapid increase in hunger and disease, resulting in death, suffering and further displacement-including across borders-for a vulnerable population who have already suffered unspeakable tragedy as a result of almost nine years of conflict," stressed Mueller.

The Assistant Secretary-General also mentioned the hard economic situation in Syria, adding that "the cost of living grows, income stagnates, and currency loses value."

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The importance of cross-border cooperation on Syria was stressed during the UNSC meeting, as Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator addressed the attendees in New York City on Thursday.

"Without the cross-border operation, we would see an immediate end of aid supporting millions of civilians. That would cause a rapid increase in hunger and disease, resulting in death, suffering and further displacement-including across borders-for a vulnerable population who have already suffered unspeakable tragedy as a result of almost nine years of conflict," stressed Mueller.

The Assistant Secretary-General also mentioned the hard economic situation in Syria, adding that "the cost of living grows, income stagnates, and currency loses value."

Mandatory Credit: UNTV

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