Red Cross still pushing for access to besieged Qusair in Syria




 
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Red Cross still pushing for access to besieged Qusair in Syria
 
June 3rd, 2013  
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Topic: Red Cross still pushing for access to besieged Qusair in Syria


Red Cross still pushing for access to besieged Qusair in Syria
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Monday it was still seeking a formal Syrian response to its request for urgent access to the besieged town of Qusair after a minister said aid efforts should wait until the fighting was over. Humanitarian groups say as many as 1,500 wounded people may be trapped in Qusair by fighting between rebels and President Bashar al-Assad's forces, who are backed by fighters from Lebanon's militant Shi'ite group Hezbollah. ...




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