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A statement on the conflict in Syria continuing for 10 years

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
15.3.2021 14.49 | Published in English on 15.3.2021 at 15.00
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Today marks ten years of the conflict in Syria. Countless violations of human rights and international humanitarian law have caused enormous suffering. Around 60 % of the Syrian population lacks food security. 5.6 million Syrians are refugees, and 6.2 million people are displaced within Syria. 

Finland strongly calls on the parties of the conflict for a political resolution. 

Read also the Syria declaration of the high representative on behalf of the EU on the website of the Council of the European Union. 


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