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United Nations Security Council Resolution 2139

UN Security Council
Resolution 2139
Date 22 February 2014
Code S/RES/2139 (Document)
Subject Humanitarian aid access to Syria
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2139 was passed by a unanimous vote of the Council on February 22, 2014, and calls on all parties in the Syrian Civil War to permit free access to humanitarian aid.[1][2]

On July 14, 2014, it was supplemented by United Nations Security Council Resolution 2165, allowing direct humanitarian access across four border crossings not controlled by the Syrian government.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "Unanimously approved, Security Council resolution demands aid access in Syria", United Nations News Centre.
  2. ^ "U.N. Orders Both Sides in Syria to Allow Humanitarian Aid" by Somini Sengupta, New York Times Feb. 22, 2014.
  3. ^ Security Council Resolution 2165 - UNSCR
  4. ^ UN Security Council Authorizes Aid Across Syria's Borders, Voice of America news
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