50,000 Syrians isolated by US actions which also blocked international organizations


November 28, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

AL-TANF, Syria – More than a 55-kilometer area around the US base at at-Tanf, with more than 50,000 people staying inside it at the Rukban refugee camp, has been blocked to international organizations, , the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.

“Having closed a 55-kilometer zone around the US base at at-Tanf, the US force has created a territory where, according to various estimates, more than 50,000 people are staying in isolation, the ministry said.

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“It is an unprecedented situation of long-lasting hindrance to humanitarian assistance to those in need. The refugee camp is deprived of the possibility to have enough food and professional medical assistance, to ensure classes to children,” the ministry continued.

It is not known yet by the US took this step.

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