Russia: Syrian Rebels’ Backers Accomplices In Atrocities

12 December, 2012 Voice of Russia

Syria rebels backers ‘accomplices in atrocities’ – Moscow

In a statement read put by diplomatic spokesman Alexander Lukashevich Wednesday, Moscow said the responsibility for the latest atrocities committed by the Syrian rebels must be shared by the foreign powers that arm, fund and train the anti-government insurgents.

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Outcome of the Visit to Syria by a Mission of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) By Alexander Lukashevich

8 September 2011 — MRZine

In August a UN OCHA Mission visited Syria to assess humanitarian needs in the country stemming from the ongoing crisis there.  The Mission included staff from several UN institutions and humanitarian agencies (UNHCR, UNICEF, WHO, WFP, IOM, etc.).  The Syrian authorities provided the Mission unimpeded access to all objects of interest.  The UN officials traveled to a number of populated areas, visited schools and hospitals, and had substantive conversations with governmental entities, local authorities and population.

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