The Prime Minister is expected to announce that the UK will increase its humanitarian aid to Syria by £8 million when he delivers a speech to the UN General Assembly today.
Earlier, the International Development Secretary Justine Greening said:
Britain has played a leading role amongst the 33 countries directly supporting the people of Syria ...
The £8 million in new funding announced today brings total UK support to date to £38.5 million.
The new money is to be split between theUN children's agency Unicef and the UN'scentral response plan.
The hands of the UN are stained with blood due to its failure to stop the Assad regime in Syria, David Cameron told the UN General Assembly.
David Cameron will urge the world to give support to the emerging democracies of the Arab Spring as he addresses the UN General Assembly.
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