US pledges further $155 million in Syria aid

Barack Obama has released a video announcing an addition $155 million in aid for Syria. This brings the total aid pledged by the US to Syria to $365 million the President said.

Speaking about the support the country has already given Syria Mr Obama said; "Today we're taking another step, I've approved an additional $155 million in humanitarian aid for people in Syria and refugees fleeing the violence."

The President once again called for the end of the Assad regime and pledged the ongoing support of the US; "The Assad regime will come to an end. The Syrian people will have their chance to forge their own future and they will continue to find a partner in the United States of America."