Syrians suffer as political stalemate persists: UN Special Envoy

The only path out of the war in Syria is a political process, which would also help to address the many crises affecting the country, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen told the Security Council on Wednesday.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/08/1140017
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Syrians suffer as political stalemate persists: UN Special Envoy
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