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UPDATE: the #UNSC vote on the draft resolution, demanding a 30-day ceasefire in #Syria, has been further delayed to tomorrow, Saturday February 24, 12.00 PM

19 hours ago
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Karel van Oosterom @KvanOosterom

Elected ten members of the Security Council fully in support of efforts Kuwait and Sweden to achieve cessation hostilities Syria, humanitarian access, medical evacuation. pic.twitter.com/7Xr5fnm4HA

24 hours ago
Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

The 10 elected members of #UNSC strongly united in efforts to adopt the resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in #Syria. The Security Council must act now. The people of Syria count on us. pic.twitter.com/VD8CLsMfiG

1 day ago
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