Estonian president: Pandemic cannot be used as pretext to hinder humanitarian aid access

  • 2020-05-27
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN – The restrictions on movement related to the pandemic are understandable, but they must not be used to artificially obstruct the provision of humanitarian aid in conflict areas, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid said at a high-level discussion on the protection of civilians in armed conflict at the UN Security Council on Wednesday. At the heart of Estonia's work in the Security Council is compliance with international law, and it is important that international law including international humanitarian law is not applied selectively, the Estonian head ...
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