Syrian aid pledges not fulfilled

Western and Gulf Arab nations pledged over $2bn in aid for Syria, but only one percent has actually been paid.

    Western and Gulf Arab nations pledged more than $2.4bn worth of aid for Syria at a donor conference in January.
     
    But recent figures suggest only one percent of the pledges have actually been paid.
     
    Al Jazeera's diplomatic editor James Bays reports from Kuwait, which hosted the conference earlier this year.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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