Jan Egeland, the head of the Norwegian Refugee Council who will chair a U.N. meeting on Syrian humanitarian access later on Friday, said an agreement by big powers in Munich on Thursday could be a breakthrough if pressure is put on the warring sides. “We have high hopes that the parties in the International Syria Support Group, including Russia and the United States, will do everything they can to push for humanitarian access to civilians in need inside Syria. “This could be the breakthrough we have been waiting for to get full access to desperate civilians inside Syria.
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Munich deal could be breakthrough: chair of U.N. aid talks