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Ambassador James Jeffrey Special Briefing via Telephone

Ambassador James Jeffrey, U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement and the Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS; Richard Albright, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration; and Matthew Nims, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance June 30, 2020 The Brussels Hub  Moderator:  Good afternoon ...
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Ambassador Jeffrey’s Intervention at Brussels IV

Ambassador Jeffrey’s Intervention at Brussels IV Tuesday, June 30 As prepared for delivery Good Morning, thank you to the EU, High Representative Borrell, UNSE Pedersen, and UNSG Lowcock for convening this session. We all know the sobering circumstances in Syria, with more than 11 million people in need of continual humanitarian assistance.  The COVID-19 virus is worsening the existing humanitarian crisis, further exacerbated by displacement, high ...
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Report of the OPCW Investigation and Identification Team Regarding Incidents in Ltamenah, the Syrian Arab Republic on 24, 25, and 30 March 2017

The OPCW’s Investigation and Identification Team (IIT) concluded there are reasonable grounds to believe that Syrian Arab Air Force dropped aerial bombs containing sarin in Ltamenah on 24 and 30 March 2017, and dropped a cylinder containing chlorine on the Ltamenah hospital on 25 March 2017, further confirming the regime’s continued use of chemical weapons ...
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Joint Statement on the Ninth Anniversary of the Syrian Uprising

Nine years ago today, tens of thousands of Syrians peacefully took to the streets calling for respect for human rights and the end of government corruption. Instead of heeding the Syrian people’s legitimate demands, the Assad regime responded with a ruthless campaign of arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture, enforced disappearances, and violence.
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