PBS NewsHour

UN to keep sole humanitarian border crossing to Syria open

Clip: 07/09/2021 | 4m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.N. Security Council unanimously extended the sole humanitarian crossing into Syria — one day before it was set to close — after a deal between the U.S. and Russia. The White House said Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin discussed it on a phone call. But some humanitarian groups say the deal doesn’t go far enough for the millions of Syrians in desperate need. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 07/09/21

Rating: NR

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