Syria – Situation in Aleppo - Statement by Jean-Marc Ayrault (29 November 2016)


Given the humanitarian disaster in Aleppo, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, is asking the United Nations Security Council to meet immediately to examine the situation in that martyred city and ways to come to the aid of its people.

More than ever, there is an urgent need to implement a cessation of hostilities and enable unfettered access to humanitarian aid.

Jean-Marc Ayrault had a meeting at the Quai d’Orsay with the President of Aleppo’s local council, Brita Hagi Hasan.