United Nations Security Council Resolution 2139
|UN Security Council
|Date||22 February 2014|
|Subject||Humanitarian aid access to Syria|
|15 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 2139 was passed by a unanimous vote of the Council on February 22, 2014, and calls on all parties in the Syrian Civil War to permit free access to humanitarian aid.
On July 14, 2014, it was supplemented by United Nations Security Council Resolution 2165, allowing direct humanitarian access across four border crossings not controlled by the Syrian government.
- "Unanimously approved, Security Council resolution demands aid access in Syria", United Nations News Centre.
- "U.N. Orders Both Sides in Syria to Allow Humanitarian Aid" by Somini Sengupta, New York Times Feb. 22, 2014.
- Security Council Resolution 2165 - UNSCR
- UN Security Council Authorizes Aid Across Syria's Borders, Voice of America news
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