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Russia to Allocate $2Mln to UN Fund on Syria Humanitarian Aid in 2015

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Dmitry Medvedev has authorized the allocation of up to $2 million on humanitarian aid to Syria.

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has authorized the allocation of up to $2 million on humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria under UN auspices.

The relevant directive was posted on Friday on the government's legal information website.

According to the document, the one-time allocation is part of Russia's contribution to UN Development Program (UNDP) budget "for urgent support of the Syrian population."

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