UN's Amos says Syria agreed to 'limited assessment'

By REUTERS
March 9, 2012 16:00

ANKARA - UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said on Friday the Syrian government had agreed to join UN agencies in a "limited assessment" of the situation in the country, where government forces continued a crackdown on rebels.

Speaking at a news conference in the Turkish capital Ankara, Amos said she had asked the Syrian government for unhindered aid access to worst-hit areas, but the Syrian government had requested more time.

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