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    UN Chief on Syria: Starvation as Weapon is War Crimei
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    January 15, 2016 12:45 AM
    The United Nations Secretary-General on Thursday called for an end to sieges on Syrian towns, warning all parties to the conflict that using starvation as a weapon is a war crime. From the United Nations, VOA's Margaret Besheer has more.

    UN Chief on Syria: Starvation as Weapon is War Crime

    Published January 14, 2016

    The United Nations Secretary-General on Thursday called for an end to sieges on Syrian towns, warning all parties to the conflict that using starvation as a weapon is a war crime. From the United Nations, VOA's Margaret Besheer has more.


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