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No Immediate Plans To Begin Food Aid Airdrops In Syria, U.N. Says

New York Times: U.N. Plans No Imminent Airdrops of Aid in Syria, Despite Expired Deadline
“The United Nations on Thursday dimmed any prospect of immediate airdrops of aid to Syrian civilians trapped by the war, despite an expired deadline imposed on Syria’s government to allow unfettered humanitarian access by land. United Nations officials said the World Food Programme, its anti-hunger agency, had no imminent plans for airdrops even though the organization had known for more than two weeks about the deadline, which expired on Wednesday…” (Cumming-Bruce/Gladstone, 6/2).

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