First U.N. aid trucks cross from Turkey into Syria

By Reuters | Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:16 PM
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By Umit Bektas

NUSAYBIN, Turkey, March 20 (Reuters) - U.N. aid trucks crossed from Turkey into Syria for the first time on Thursday, in a move relief officials hope will pave the way for greater humanitarian access to civilians hardest hit by three years of war.

But with the convoy heading to a region controlled by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, ...

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