Abdollahian: Int’l relief organizations should pay attention to Syrian people, deliver aid to them

New York, SANA- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed with the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator Martin Griffiths the latest developments in Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan.

That came during a meeting held on the sidelines of the 77th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77) in New York.

Abdollahian stressed the need for international relief agencies to pay attention to the Syrian people, to alleviate their suffering as a result of the repercussions of the terrorist war and the unjust siege through delivering of humanitarian aid, and securing their basic needs.

Regarding the situation in Yemen, Abdollahian clarified that the United Nations should be interested in lifting the unjust siege on the Yemeni people, in addition to holding real political talks by all Yemeni parties to maintain the ceasefire.

Abdollahian noted that nearly 5 million Afghan immigrants live in Iran and the United Nations doesn’t provide humanitarian assistance to this large number of individuals.

For his part, Griffiths expressed hope that an appropriate agreement would be reached to transfer humanitarian aid to the Syrian people and other countries.

Ruaa al-Jazaeri

 

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