Skip to comments.Kerry announces more aid to Syria [$100 million]
Posted on 05/13/2013 11:17:05 AM PDT by opentalk
Meeting in Rome with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday that the United States would provide an additional $100 million in humanitarian assistance for refugees fleeing the fighting in Syria, bringing the total amount of aid to $510 million.
Kerry also said that he is working to bring all parties together to create a transitional government and that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would not be part of that government.
Jordan, which is being inundated by a wave of Syrian refugees, will receive nearly $43 million, which will support United Nations humanitarian programs in the region.
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I don’t mind giving the money, but is the USA the ONLY country contributing?
Aren’t the Russians heavily involved with Syria? Are they going to pony up half a billion?
How about China (another Syrian supporter)?
Where are the oil rich Arab nations?
How about the EU, which loves to lecture everyone in the middle east?
I do. It’s MY money. Rather than giving to a bunch of foreigners, who hate us regardless of what we do, give it back to those of us that EARNED it in the first place.
par for the course
In case you missed it ping.
Less money for fighting wildfires. Our national forests are at risk.