U.N.’s Ban Urges Security Council To Take ‘Urgent Action’ On War-Torn Syria, Where 12.2M People Need Assistance
Reuters: U.N. chief calls on Security Council to take action on Syria
“United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the U.N. Security Council to take ‘urgent action’ on Syria amid daily atrocities and rights abuses, warning the war-torn country would otherwise slip deeper into chaos. … Ban said some 12.2 million people in Syria need help, including more than five million children. About 7.6 million are internally displaced and more than four million have fled to neighboring countries and North Africa…” (Nichols, 6/24).