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Italy committed to Syrian refugee aid, says Terzi

Foreign minister at Syria talks in Tunisia

24 February, 19:31
Italy committed to Syrian refugee aid, says Terzi (ANSA) - Tunis, February 24 - Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi said Friday that Italy was committed to furthering its aid to Syrian refugees. "Italy is fully committed to continue in this direction," said Terzi referring to aid to refugee camps outside the border of Syria. The foreign minister was speaking in Tunis at the conference Friends of Syria. At a meeting of foreign ministers in Rome Monday, Terzi and his Tunisian counterpart Rafik Abdessalem called on Syrian authorities to suspend the use of weapons against unarmed civilians.

Thousands have died in the year-long conflict.

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