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UN aid chief to visit Syria, 21 observers leave

08-13-2012 19:51 BJT Special Report:Crisis in Syria |

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A UN statement says UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos will go to Syria on Tuesday to discuss ways of increasing emergency aid to civilians caught up in the conflict there.

Meanwhile, a total of 21 UN observers left Syria Monday as the mission’s extended mandate will expire on August 20th. 101 other observers will continue to stay in Syria. The UN Security Council is due to discuss the fate of the UN mission in Syria on Thursday, a few days before the mission expires.

 

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