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


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.