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Antonio Guterres (UNHCR) on the humanitarian crisis…

18 April 2013

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Antonio Guterres (UNHCR) on the humanitarian crisis in Syria - Security Council, 6949th meeting

Production Date: 
18 Apr 2013

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00:09:14

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English

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Summary: 
Statement by Mr. Antonio Guterres, High Commissioner for Refugees, at the 6949th meeting of the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).
Description: 
Mr. Antonio Guterres said that the refugee situation is unsustainable, with millions more refugees expected in the coming months if nothing changes. He added that there is a risk of the crisis spilling over to other countries and said there is a need to support, in particular, Jordan and Lebanon, each of which hosts about a third of the refugee population.
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