UN extends Syria aid deliveries from Turkey by six months

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The UN Security Council has passed a resolution to extend cross-border aid deliveries into Syria’s last rebel-held region – but only for six months.

Permission for shipments from Turkey into northwestern Syria expired on Monday, after Russia vetoed an attempt to renew the mandate for a year.

Millions of people rely on the essential supplies that pass through the Bab al-Hawa crossing.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays has more from the United Nations.

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