Statement by Ali Al-Za’tari, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Syrian Arab Republic on Rukban Aid, 30 October 2018 [EN/AR]

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The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Syria, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari clarifies that “the decision to postpone the Rukban humanitarian convoy, which was planned for 27 October 2018, is based on available information of real security threat against the convoy.”

Al-Za’tari confirms “discussion is ongoing to identify means to deliver the humanitarian assistance, while ensuring the safety of the humanitarian workers.”

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