Syria humanitarian task force suspended amid continued fighting

A UNICEF employee measuring the arm of a malnourished child in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya. (File photo: AFP)

UN Syria envoy suspended the humanitarian task force on Thursday amid continued fighting in besieged areas.

Staffan de Mistura said that no convoys have reached besieged areas, especially in Aleppo, in one month.

He added that a 48-hour halt to fighting in Aleppo will be main topic of UN task force on cessation of hostilities later in day.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:47 - GMT 06:47