Syria's Assad agrees to more UN aid access from Turkey

 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has agreed to let the United Nations deliver aid to Syria through two more border crossings from Turkey for three months, UN aid chief Martin Griffiths told a closed-door Security Council meeting on Monday, according to diplomats.

Griffiths met with Assad in Damascus on Monday, a week after a devastating earthquake struck Turkey and Syria, killing more than 37,000 people.

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