TEHRAN (Basirat)- More than 80 percent of UN convoys carrying humanitarian aid have been delayed or blocked in Syria, media reported on Friday.
More than 80 percent of UN convoys carrying humanitarian aid have been delayed or blocked in Syria, media reported on Friday.
According to The Guardian newspaper, only six out of 33 approved
deliveries managed to reach their destination in September until attack
on a convoy interrupted relief supplies to war-torn Syria leading to
On September 19, a UN-Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy carrying
humanitarian aid for Aleppo province was hit by a strike, according to
the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
(IFRC). As a result, 18 of 31 trucks were destroyed and at least 21
individuals were killed. A number of US military officials claimed that
Russia was responsible, while Moscow called for a thorough investigation
into the incident.
The incident took place amid intensified fighting in Aleppo escalating
after nationwide ceasefire regime valid since September 12 broke down.