May 4, 2018

U.S. freezes funding for Syria's "White Helmets"

Less than two months ago the State Department hosted members of the White Helmets at Foggy Bottom. At the time, the humanitarian group was showered with praise for saving lives in Syria.

"Our meetings in March were very positive. There were even remarks from senior officials about long-term commitments even into 2020. There were no suggestions whatsoever about stopping support," Raed Saleh, the group's leader, told CBS News. Read more.

CBS

Related,
Trump freezes funding for Syria's White Helmets: report - NY Daily
US ‘freezes funding’ for White Helmets as group’s Douma chem attack claim falls apart - RT

White Helmets: State Department freezes funding (video) - RT
SyriĆ« – Witte helmen worden door USA vrijwel geruisloos afgevoerd - Veren of Lood

No comments:

Post a Comment