UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Tuesday urged countries against restricting cross-border access for Syrian refugees while warning that immediate measures must be taken to mitigate the enormous risks of spill-over and to stabilize Syria’s neighbours. “I reiterate my call to all states, in the region and further afield, to keep borders open and Continue reading
Remarks by Jeffrey Feltman, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs at a Brookings Institution function on 15 July, in Washington, USA.
An international conference to find a political solution to the Syria crisis is not likely to be held in July, the Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi said. “Frankly now, I doubt whether the conference will take place in July,” Mr. Brahimi said ahead of talks in Geneva Continue reading