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USA allocates USD 25 million on humanitarian aid for Syria

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To this moment USA has allocated USD 25 million to offer humanitarian aid to the population of Syria, including USD 8.5 million for Syrian refugees. This data was presented on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of State.

«The United States of America have allocated humanitarian aid worth almost USD 25 million for the support of the Syrian population through international and non-government humanitarian organizations in the region. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees received USD 8.5 million out of these funds», – U.S. Department of State reports.

Along with that, USA widens their range of help to the Syrian opposition. They are supplying the forces, resisting the government of the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad, with medical supplies and means of communication. An according order was approved by President Barack Obama, ITAR-TASS reports.

While American officials claim that this support is only offered to the «political opposition, who do not resort to violence», and not to armed forces, fighting against the current government in Damascus.

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