UN / SYRIA DEMILITARIZED ZONE REAX

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The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the agreement reached on 17 September between President Erdogan of Turkey and President Putin of Russia to create a demilitarized buffer zone in Syria's Idlib region, which should avert a full-scale military operation and provide reprieve for millions of civilians. UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 18 SEPTEMBER 2018, NEW YORK CITY

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RECENT – NEW YORK CITY

1.Wide shot, exterior United Nations Headquarters

18 SEPTEMBER 2018, NEW YORK CITY
2.Various shots, press briefing room
3.SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“We issued a few moments ago a statement on Syria in which the Secretary-General welcomes the agreement reached on 17 September between President Erdogan of Turkey and President Putin of Russia to create a demilitarized buffer zone in Idlib region, which should avert a full-scale military operation and provide reprieve for millions of civilians. The Secretary-General calls all the parties in Syria to cooperate with the implementation of the agreement and ensure safe and unimpeded humanitarian access in all areas through the most direct routes. The Secretary-General stresses the need for swift action to address the root causes of the conflict and forge, at long last, a durable political solution in line with UN Security Council resolution 2254.”
4. Various shots, press briefing room

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The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the agreement reached on 17 September between President Erdogan of Turkey and President Putin of Russia to create a demilitarized buffer zone in Syria's Idlib region, which should avert a full-scale military operation and provide reprieve for millions of civilians.

In a statement read by a spokesperson today (18 Sep) in New York, the UN chief called on “all the parties in Syria to cooperate with the implementation of the agreement, and ensure safe and unimpeded humanitarian access in all areas through the most direct routes.”

The Secretary-General also stressed "the need for swift action to address the root causes of the conflict and forge, at long last, a durable political solution in line with UN Security Council resolution 2254.”
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