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  Tamuz 13, 5773 , 21/06/13

Syrian Rebels Warn of Humanitarian Crisis

Syrian rebels warned, Friday, of a humanitarian crisis if they don't get heavy weapons to protect civilians from government and Hizbullah forces. A rebel representative said that his group promised to make sure that the weapons won't fall into the wrong, extremist hands.

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos of the United Nations urged the world body's Security Council, Thursday, to allow humanitarian missions into Syria via Turkey.

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