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Tehran, Damascus deputy FMs discuss ways to expand aid access in Syria with Swiss officials

to the meetings representing the Swiss Federal Council of Humanitarian Aid, the three countries discussed ... war.According to Manuel Bessler, a delegate to the meetings representing the Swiss Federal Council ... Over 11 million Syrians are dependent on humanitarian aid, according to Bessler, and of that number ...

04/02/2014 - 20:39 - comment 0

Russia, China snub U.N. Security Council meet on Syria

headlines, China, Russian Federation, Syria) Russia and China have skipped a UN Security Council ... Russia and China have skipped a UN Security Council ... the government gives unrestricted access to deliver aid. Russia and China have ...

11/02/2014 - 09:59 - comment 0

Russia threatens to veto UN Syrian humanitarian aid draft

in everyday, meticulous work to resolve problems that block deliveries of humanitarian aid, they see a new ... suggested Moscow is attempting to stall any Security Council action on the humanitarian situation in Syria ... council members.” “We’re all concerned about the humanitarian problem in Syria and the important things ...

13/02/2014 - 06:03 - comment 0

Russia: Not in support of resolution on Syria aid now

on Wednesday a new U.N. Security Council resolution on the humanitarian plight in Syria as Western and Arab ... on aid. After months of talks, the council eventually made a non-binding statement on Oct. 2 urging more ... in fighting to help humanitarian aid convoys. The draft would also call for access to besieged areas ...

06/02/2014 - 12:08 - comment 0

Russia to reject U.N. aid resolution on Syria as aid convoys wait Wednesday to resume evacuation in Homs

and in delivering humanitarian aid to the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp ,” he said. A second round ... on aid access in Syria, saying it is "one sided," according to reports Wednesday. Convoys also ... believes a draft U.N. resolution on aid access in Syria is aimed at creating grounds for military ...

12/02/2014 - 10:10 - comment 0

Russia says three-day Homs ceasefire agreed

for the evacuation of civilians from Homs and supplies of humanitarian aid for those who choose to remain,  Reuters ... government and rebels agreed a “pause” in the besieged city of Homs to allow access for humanitarian aid ... a “landmark” deal to allow for the evacuation of civilians from Homs and supplies of humanitarian aid for those ...

07/02/2014 - 14:37 - comment 0

Russia proposes rival U.N. resolution on Syria

on the humanitarian crisis in Syria to key Security Council members on Wednesday after saying Moscow would veto ... proposed on Wednesday a rival U.N. resolution on the humanitarian crisis in Syria to key Security Council ... on the humanitarian crisis in Syria to key Security Council members after saying Moscow would veto a Western ...

13/02/2014 - 09:29 - comment 0

Swiss: Freeze on Egypt's Mubarak, and Tunisia's Ali assets for 3 more years

Federal Council said the decision applies to the 700 million francs held by former President Hosni ... the statement read And by granting the extension, the Council said, the Swiss government “is thereby taking ... The Swiss government has opted to hold funds from two ...

19/12/2013 - 05:02 - comment 0

Russian FM: U.N. "absolutely one-sided" on Syria, chemical weapon deadline set for March 1

deliveries of humanitarian aid, they see a new resolution as some kind of simplistic solution," said ... that a new U.N. humanitarian resolution on Syria is "absolutely one-sided" and unacceptable, ... Foreign Minister told reporters Tuesday that a new U.N. humanitarian resolution on Syria ...

11/02/2014 - 13:52 - comment 0

Switzerland to Reopen Embassy in Iraq

to the embassy to oversee humanitarian aid, provide for Swiss economic interests in Iraq and issue visas, said ... (2.2 million dollars) in humanitarian aid to Iraq through various organizations such as the Red Cross ... information on Iraq including on the humanitarian situation and on human rights," said the ministry.  ...

19/05/2010 - 10:12 - comment 0