ICRC continues negotiations over Homs evacuations

By REUTERS
February 25, 2012 13:33

 
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GENEVA - Negotiations have resumed with both Syrian authorities and opposition fighters aimed at continuing medical evacuations from the besieged Baba Amro district of Homs, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Saturday.

"Negotiations have resumed with Syrian authorities and the opposition in order to continue evacuating all persons in need of help," the ICRC spokesman Hicham Hassan told Reuters.

"We hope to be able to carry out many more life-saving operations," he said. "We are hopeful the ICRC will also enter Baba Amro today."

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