UN Official: All Must Respect Civilians in Syria's Yarmouk

April 13, 2015 7:54 AM

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A senior United Nations official is calling on all sides to "respect the beleaguered civilians" trapped inside an embattled Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital.

The head of the U.N. agency that supports Palestinians, Pierre Krahenbuhl, says residents of the Yarmouk camp "have suffered untold indignities." He says he is working to help provide humanitarian aid to those still inside, and to assist those who wish to temporarily leave.

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