Red Cross chief calls for ending the "horrendous conflict" in Syria

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, calls Friday for a political solution in Syria to end the suffering of millions of people.

"It is time for the warring parties to end this horrendous conflict and for the world powers who can influence the situation to act decisively. Violations of international humanitarian law are a constant and terrible feature of the war in Syria," says Maurer after a five-day visit to Syria.

The ICRC president also urges the parties to the Syrian conflict to allow aid deliveries to all people in need.

Last update: Fri, 26/02/2016 - 23:01
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