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UNITED NATIONS, February 10. /TASS/. The UN Security Council will hold a closed-door emergency meeting on Syria on Wednesday ahead of the meeting of the Syria International Support group in Munich scheduled for February 11. A source in the diplomatic mission of Venezuela, which holds the Security Council presidency, has told TASS that the discussion will begin at 11.30 local time (19:30 Moscow Time) and will focus on the humanitarian situation in the country.
According to the information provided by the diplomats, the meeting is convened at the request of Spain and New Zealand and will be dedicated to the situation in Aleppo, in the vicinity of which the Syrian army carries out an operation against militants. The Syrian government forces are supported by Russian aircraft.
On Monday, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O’Brien said that more than 30,000 people had fled their homes due to hostilities. According to him, the UN has data on civilian deaths and destruction of civilian infrastructure, including two hospitals. Moscow has consistently rejected reports on civilian fatalities because of Russia’s air strikes stressing that terrorist positions are the targets of the bombing raids.