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EU adopts €55 million support package for Syrian refugees

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10.6.2020 – As part of the EU’s global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis has mobilised an additional €55 million for refugees from Syria and vulnerable persons in Jordan and Lebanon to fight the pandemic. It will provide critical and targeted support in key areas [...]

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Declaration by the High Representative of EU

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23.2.2018 – The European Union is running out of words to describe the horror being experienced by the people of Eastern Ghouta. Hundreds of civilians, women, children are targeted deliberately and relentlessly. They are the real, innocent, victims of this war. Unhindered humanitarian access and the protection of civilians is a moral duty and a [...]

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EU statement at the of a cessation of hostilities in Syria

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Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini: “Reports of continued air strikes and fighting in Wadi Barada are a matter of concern. But if implemented fully, the cessation can open the way to unhindered and countrywide humanitarian access to those in need. And, most of all, if successful it can open the way to a [...]

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The Least We Can Do For Syria

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Over the past four years, Syria has been the scene of terrible suffering and savagery. But the recent assault on the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus by Daesh (Islamic State) fighters has shocked and appalled even the most hardened observers. The capture of the camp leaves 18,000 refugees at risk of slaughter, unable to [...]

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Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the proposal to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control

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Statement by EU HR Catherine Aston on Syria: “I welcome the proposal for the Syrian regime to hand over its chemical weapons and to place them under international control. This now needs to be fully worked up as quickly as possible including the details of its implications in terms of safe storage, verification and destruction. [...]

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