Vershinin, Griffiths discuss ways to provide humanitarian aid to Syria away from politicizing

Moscow, SANA- Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergey Vershinin, discussed with Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations Martin Griffiths ways to provide humanitarian assistance to Syria without politicizing.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on its website that during the phone call, current issues on the agenda of the UN Security Council were considered, including the provision of comprehensive humanitarian assistance to Syria without politicization, discrimination or preconditions, in strict adherence to the rules of international humanitarian law.

The statement indicated that the two sides reviewed the current situation in Ukraine, the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, with a focus on solving urgent humanitarian problems, noting that they paid special attention to issues of ensuring world food security.

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