HATAY, Turkey

The UN on Wednesday dispatched at least 96 truckloads of humanitarian aid for war-weary displaced civilians of northwestern Idlib city of Syria.

The trucks entered Syria through the border crossing in Turkey’s southern province of Hatay.

Since the Bashar al-Assad regime, Russia and Iran launched attacks in November 2019, some 360,000 people fled Idlib and took shelter near the Turkish border. They are currently in dire need of humanitarian assistance.

In September 2018, Turkey and Russia agreed to turn Idlib into a de-escalation zone in which acts of aggression are expressly prohibited.

Since then, more than 1,300 civilians

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