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UN Official: Don’t Target Refugees Over Brussels Attacks

Amin Awad
Amin Awad, the Middle East and North Africa bureau and regional refugee coordinator for Syria talks.

The U.N. official in charge of aiding Mideast refugees said on Tuesday that anger over the attacks in Brussels shouldn’t be directed at those fleeing Syria’s bloody civil war or violence elsewhere in the region.

Amin Awad, the Middle East and North Africa bureau and regional refugee coordinator for Syria, also criticized the worldwide “political failure” that’s seen donations dry up for aid to those part of the greatest mass migration in Europe since World War II.

“There’s no Plan B. There’s only Plan A,” Awad told The Associated Press on the sidelines of the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference.

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