Syria allows humanitarian aid into 7 besieged areas: UN

The United Nations said Tuesday that Syria has agreed to allow access for humanitarian aid to seven besieged areas of the war-torn country.

Syria allows humanitarian aid into 7 besieged areas: UN

Geneva: The United Nations said Tuesday that Syria has agreed to allow access for humanitarian aid to seven besieged areas of the war-torn country.

"So far I understand that the Government of Syria has approved access to seven besieged areas, including Deir ez-Zor, Foah and Kafraya in Idleb, and Madaya, Zabadani, Kafr Batna and Madamiyet Elsham in rural Damascus," said Vanessa Huguenin, spokeswoman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

"Humanitarian agencies and partners are preparing convoys for these areas, to depart as soon as possible in the coming days," she added.