Syria

Red Cross delivers first relief aid to Deraa

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  • Team of 13 aid workers make one-day visit to southern city

  • Convoy delivers food, water and first aid supplies

  • Coincides with Syrian announcement that army pulls back

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, May 5 (Reuters) - Aid workers from the Red Cross and Red Crescent on Thursday delivered their first emergency relief supplies to the southern Syrian city of Deraa, cradle of an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, a spokesman said.

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