Last Updated: February 08, 2023, 21:22 IST
Rescuers use heavy equipment in search of survivors at the site of a collapsed building, following an earthquake in Turkey and Syria. (Reuters)
“Put politics aside and let us do our humanitarian work,” the UN’s resident Syria coordinator El-Mostafa Benlamlih said
A leading United Nations official on Wednesday called on quake-hit Syria’s government to facilitate aid access to rebel-held areas in the northwest, warning that relief stocks will soon be depleted.
“Put politics aside and let us do our humanitarian work,” the UN’s resident Syria coordinator El-Mostafa Benlamlih said in an interview with AFP, warning: “We can’t afford to wait and negotiate. By the time we negotiate, it’s done, it’s finished.”
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