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GENEVA, January 13. /TASS/. The US delegation at the talks in Geneva will raise the issue of humanitarian access to persons in need of help in various Syrian regions, the American permanent mission to the UN office said in a statement obtained by TASS.
Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson will meet in Geneva with representatives of the UN and permanent members of the UN Security Council and discuss implementation of Security Council Resolution 2254, the statement says.
The consultations will also be dedicated to talks on Syria on January 25.
The US mission added that discussions will include the issue of immediate and unhindered humanitarian access to various Syrian regions to residents in need.
Geneva will on Wednesday host a trilateral meeting in the Russia-US-UN format on Syria. The Russian delegation is led by Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov.
According to UN statistics, fighting between Syrian government troops and militants has killed more than 200,000 people and displaced millions since its start in 2011.