Thursday, December 15, 2016

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa Attends East Aleppo Conference

Photo: Steve Eastwood / Luxemburger Wort /
On the 14th, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa attended a conference that focused on the conditions in East Aleppo and the current efforts to relieve the besieged city. Present at the event were East Aleppo Mayor Brita Hagi Hassan, along with experienced frontline worker Dr. Raphaël Pitti. The conference was jointly organized by Amnesty InternationalMédecins Sans Frontières, and the Syrian Cultural Center. Among the topics for discussion was the attempted evacuation of civilians from the city, under a truce established by mediation between Turkey and the Russian government.

More information from Wort.

The Grand Duchess also tweeted about the event and its goal of helping the civilians still remaining in East Aleppo.

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