UN resolution will allow for aid deliveries through the Bab al Hawa crossing from Türkiye to northwest Syria to continue for the next six months until July 10.
The latest UN resolution received support from 12 of the Security Council's 15 members, including Russia, China, and the grouping's 10 non-permanent members.
UNSC allows UN aid deliveries to some four million people in northwest Syria, diplomats say, after days of wrangling with Russia over how long to let the huge operation continue.
A report by The Jerusalem Post website has alleged that UN officials did not publicise an “internal UN message saying that Assad’s military had killed” two aid workers in 2016.
UN humanitarian agency OCHA has estimated that 274 million people worldwide would need some form of emergency assistance next year, up 17 percent on an already record-breaking 2021.
UNSC unanimously approves an extension of activity at the only border crossing through which humanitarian aid reaches opposition-held part of Syria after Russia agreed to a compromise in talks with US.
The Bab al Hawa crossing from Turkey into Syria will close on July 10 unless it receives authorisation to stay open for another year in a United Nations Security Council vote.
A draft UN Security Council resolution circulated would authorise the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria across the borders of Turkey and Iraq.
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Moscow's attempt to halve access for humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria from Turkey to just one border crossing voted down at Security Council.
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