The vote on a motion calling for a 30-day truce in Syria to allow for the delivery of humanitarian aid and to evacuate wounded civilians has already been postponed several times since February 22. The Security Council's closed consultations continued into Saturday, 01:00 Moscow time, but the delegation has not reached consensus yet.
Meanwhile, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) announced a huge financial aid to support the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta. "I think the Russians understand perfectly well that the USA has only a limited amount of leverage on some of" the terrorist groups in Eastern Ghouta.
Turkey has also opened a new front against Syrian Kurdish fighters in the north, launching an air and ground offensive on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin last month.
Rebels have been firing back into the capital, Damascus, where on Friday a hospital was hit, Syria's official Sana news agency said.
"There is no life outside these shelters".
"Dozens of families are hiding together".
Abdulrazaq said those pushed underground had little access to water, food or sanitation. "But this can not be a permanent solution as there continues to be a fuel shortage inside Eastern Ghouta".
Russia, an ally of Syria's government, wanted changes.
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The U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, called for the truce to be implemented immediately, but also expressed skepticism that the Damascus government would "allow humanitarian access to all of those who need it".
Syria's conflict, which has killed more than 400,000 people and displaced millions in the past seven years, has escalated in recent weeks as Assad and his allies push to retake remaining rebel-held areas in the country. Let s do this tonight.
The latest wave of bombings came after the U.N. Security Council delayed a vote on a resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire for two days to try to get Russian Federation on board.
Louis Charbonneau, UN director at Human Rights Watch, said he hopes the ceasefire will provide a much-needed respite for Ghouta. "The Syrian people can't wait". In November, it used its veto to end a UN-led investigation of chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
Negotiations have run into problems over a key provision of the text that specifies when the ceasefire will begin.
The 24-hour delay followed a flurry of last-minute negotiations on the text drafted by Sweden and Kuwait after Russian Federation, a veto-holding ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, proposed new amTalks have centered on the paragraph demanding a cessation of hostilities for 30 days to allow aid access and medical evacuations.
NPR's Lind Fasulo reports that most Security Council members want the truce to go into effect within 72 hours, but Russian Federation favors language that calls on all sides to halt hostilities "as soon as possible".