Special Envoy for Syria

News in Brief 2 October 2019

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UN chief strongly condemns terrorist attacks in south-west Syria

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, has strongly condemned multiple suicide bombings on Wednesday in the government-held town of Sweida, in Syria’s south-west, which killed and injured scores of civilians.

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“War crimes are going on in Syria” UN chief warns

War crimes are going on in Syria, and international humanitarian law continues to be violated frequently, the UN Secretary-General has warned.

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