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#Syria – Declaration of the European Council on the situation in #Idlib

#Syria – Declaration of the European Council on the situation in #Idlib

| February 21, 2020

The renewed military offensive in Idlib by the Syrian regime and its backers, causing enormous human suffering, is unacceptable. The EU calls on all actors to cease hostilities immediately. The EU urges all parties to the conflict to fully respect their obligations under international humanitarian law and international human rights law and to allow unimpeded […]

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Joint statement by High Representative/Vice President Borrell and Crisis Management Commissioner Lenarčič on situation in #Idlib #Syria

Joint statement by High Representative/Vice President Borrell and Crisis Management Commissioner Lenarčič on situation in #Idlib #Syria

| February 7, 2020

On 6 February, the High Representative/Vice President of the Commission Josep Borrell (pictured) and Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič made the following statement on the situation in Idlib, Syria: “Bombings and other attacks on civilians in north-west Syria must stop. The European Union urges all parties to the conflict to allow unimpeded humanitarian access to […]

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Joint statement by the High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell and Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič on the situation in #Syria

Joint statement by the High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell and Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič on the situation in #Syria

| January 16, 2020

High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell (pictured) and Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič have issued a statement welcoming the recent decision by the UN Security Council to extend the authorisation for cross-border humanitarian assistance to people in need in Syria.  “In light of the huge humanitarian needs in northern Syria, failure by the Council to agree […]

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EU adopts €297 million in concrete actions for #Refugees and local communities in #Jordan and #Lebanon

EU adopts €297 million in concrete actions for #Refugees and local communities in #Jordan and #Lebanon

| December 6, 2019

The European Union has adopted a new €297 million assistance package to support refugees and host communities in Jordan and Lebanon via the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis. The EU has also decided to extend the mandate of the Trust Fund which will allow the Trust Fund’s projects to run […]

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MEPs call for sanctions against #Turkey over military operation in #Syria

MEPs call for sanctions against #Turkey over military operation in #Syria

| October 24, 2019

MEPs strongly condemned the unilateral Turkish military intervention in northeast Syria, urging Turkey to withdraw all of its forces from Syrian territory. In a resolution, adopted on Thursday by show of hands, MEPs warn that Turkey’s intervention in northeast Syria is a grave violation of international law, undermining the stability and security of the region […]

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EU hosts high-level ministerial event on #Syria in New York

EU hosts high-level ministerial event on #Syria in New York

| September 26, 2019

High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini (pictured) and Commissioner Christos Stylianides hosted a new edition of the traditional ministerial meeting on Syria in the margins on the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. The meeting was an opportunity to reaffirm the EU’s support to find a political solution that opens the way towards a united, independent, […]

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#Syria – EU condemns deterioration of situation in Idlib

#Syria – EU condemns deterioration of situation in Idlib

| July 25, 2019

The latest attack in a marketplace in Maraat al-Numan in North West Syria on 22 July is one of the deadliest attacks on civilian areas since the current offensive began at the end of April. We express our most sincere condolences to the families of the victims, writes the EEAS spokesperson. As the UN points […]

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