Destroyed house in the district of Hanano, Aleppo. 27.11.2015
According to the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations humanitarian question by Stephen O’brien, if you don’t provide access to besieged parts of Aleppo, the city turns into a giant cemetery, reports Deutsche Welle.
According to him, on the background of the approaching winter, the time for action is spent.
As journalists, the national coalition opposition and revolutionary forces of Syria in a letter to the UN also urged “to take immediate and decisive steps to protect civilians in Aleppo and to stop the offensive against them.”
On 29 November the Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Marc Ayrault urged to immediately hold a meeting of the UN security Council to discuss the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo, which was devastated in the fighting.
On 30 November the head of the CIA has accused Russia and the Assad regime in the deaths of civilians in Syria.
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The army of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as of November 28, took about a third of the territory of the Eastern part of Aleppo, taking control of the 12 districts of the city. Thousands of people hastily left their homes due to fierce fighting.
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Assad’s troops launched a massive offensive on the Eastern part of Aleppo about two weeks ago to take the city under full control.
Given the escalation in Aleppo the German government have recently called on Syria to establish a humanitarian pause. The appeal is addressed not only to the Syrian authorities, but also to its allies, including Russia and Iran.