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UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION, February 22, (ITAR-TASS) - Russia has backed a resolution to get free humanitarian access to Syria, Russian permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin said at a session of the UN Security Council.
“Of course, we’ll support it. This is a rather good resolution,” he said.
The UN Security Council approved a resolution on the humanitarian operation in Syria on Saturday, February 22. Under the resolution, the Syrian authorities should open borders for the delivery of humanitarian aid. The resolution also urges the warring parties to fight terrorism. The document has been supported by 15 members of the UN Security Council, including by Russia.