The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

For not approving its terms | Syrian regime refuses entry of Kurdish Red Crescent’s convoy to affected areas in Aleppo

The Syrian regime still refuses the entry of convoys of different organizations including that of the Kurdish Red Crescent coming from areas of the Autonomous Administration to affected areas in Aleppo out of the regime’s conditions, after 48 hours of waiting for the humanitarian convoy and medical staff including Syrians and foreigners.

The convoy comprises five trucks and two ambulance vehicles loaded with medical equipment, and is still waiting at Al-Tayha crossing in Manbij countryside eastern of Aleppo.

According to reliable SOHR sources, the regime requires that aids be delivered to its members to be distributed through the Syrian Red Crescent, where the Kurdish Red Crescent refuses these terms in fear of aids being stolen or distributed on those not in need.

The regime also demanded 70 diesel tanks in return of allowing the entry of 30 tanks to affected areas.

Moreover, the Kurdish Red Crescent will reportedly return to Al-Qamishly if the regime keeps imposing its terms.

Yesterday, SOHR sources reported that regime forces asked to take over the half of the humanitarian aid supplies, which are provided by the Kurdish Red Crescent and the Autonomous Administration to earthquake-affected areas in Aleppo, and the access of fuel trucks in the beginning in return for allowing the convoy to cross into Aleppo. It is worth noting that the convoy has been blocked at Al-Tayeh crossing in Manbij countryside for over 24 hours.

According to SOHR sources, regime forces allowed the entry of fuel this evening. However, the has not been permitted yet to cross into disaster-stricken areas in Aleppo.

It is worth noting that civil activists had launched a donation campaign on social media in Al-Hasakah city for supporting disaster-stricken areas across Syria. The campaign established four posts in Al-Hasakah city, collecting financial donations from the residents.

Also, civil activists, with the participation of all associations and organisations operating in Al-Raqqah, launched a campaign sponsored by the Autonomous Administration to collect material and financial donations for providing medical and financial support for the earthquake-affected people. Moreover, residents in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor started to collect material and financial donations to send them to disaster-stricken areas.