The United States supported the UN call for the introduction of the...

The United States supported the UN call for the introduction of the humanitarian pause in Syria

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США поддержали призыв ООН к введению гуманитарной паузы в Сирии

This step will allow to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate hundreds of civilians

Referring to recent reports of Syrian government use of chemical weapons, the United States said on Thursday on the call of the UN to enter Syria humanitarian pause for a month. It is expected that this will allow to deliver humanitarian assistance and to evacuate 700 civilians.

“We are again shocked by the recent reports about the Assad regime using chemical weapons and escalation of the bombing that led to the deaths of dozens of civilians in the last forty-eight hours, as well as the ongoing horrific attacks on infrastructure, including hospitals, which led to the increase in the number of displaced persons,” reads the statement was made by press Secretary of the Department of state Heather Nauert.