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Secretary General of Arab League Warns about Humanitarian Crisis in Syrian Refugees Camps

Saudi Press Agency

Wednesday 1441/8/22 - 2020/04/15

Cairo, April 15, 2020, SPA -- Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmad Abu Al-Ghait warned today about humanitarian crisis in the camps of the Syrian refugees due to the possibility of the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a statement issued today, the Arab League said that the Arab League Secretary General listened to the estimates of United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersenon regarding the security and health situation in Syria, stressing the importance of consolidating the current truce and maintaining the ceasefire.

According to the statement, he said that the situation in Syria is extremely dangerous and requires attention from the world, adding that there are around 6.5 million displaced people inside the country and 5.6 million refugees abroad.

18:07 LOCAL TIME 15:07 GMT

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