U.N. agency calls for more access in Syria to help refugees return

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi speaks during a news conference in Bogota, Colombia October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United Nations refugee agency should have a bigger presence inside Syria to observe and help refugees returning from abroad and from displacement within the war-torn country, UNHCR Commissioner Filippo Grandi said on Saturday. After almost eight years of fighting, President Bashar al-Assad now controls most of Syria and the front lines […]

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