More than 30 Ukrainian soldiers have deserted in the last week.
Unlike our Western partners, Russia has delivered and continues to deliver real humanitarian assistance to the Syrian population, aimed at preventing a humanitarian disaster in a number of cities and towns of the country.
The European Union is the leading donor in the international response to the crisis. More than €5 billion have been mobilised for relief and recovery assistance to Syrians. More about what the EU is doing with regards to humanitarian aid to Syria here bit.ly/1Nunsvg.The, EU fully support to the UN-led process and to the UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura. During the Foreign Affairs Council on 16th of January, the Ministers recalled the need to ensure full humanitarian access and protection throughout the country bit.ly/2jH10vq, .