External Content

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.

Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, Jan Egeland, addresses a news conference at Sanaa airport at the end of a visit to Yemen May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah


GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations still has "a million questions" about a Syria deal struck last week by Russia, Turkey and Iran, with a reported reduction in the fighting but aid convoys remain almost totally stalled, a U.N. aid official said on Thursday.

"Now Russia and Turkey and Iran explained to us today and yesterday... that they will work very openly, proactively with United Nations and humanitarian partners to implement this agreement," U.N. Syria humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland told reporters after a weekly task force.

"We do have a million questions and concerns but I think we don't have the luxury that some have, of this distant cynicism, and saying it will fail. We need this to succeed."

(Reporting by Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay)

Neuer Inhalt

Horizontal Line

subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.

Click here to see more newsletters

The citizens' meeting

The citizens' meeting

The citizens' meeting