UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen warned about a «constant risk of escalation» in Syria, during a briefing to the Security Council in New York City on Monday.
Pedersen reported that violence continues across the country with a «constant risk of escalation which could unravel existing arrangement,» adding that «we must at all costs avoid reversion to the all-out fighting and abuses and... Еще violations we have seen before.»
Pedersen also touched on the impact of the coronavirus crisis and said that it «added a new layer to Syria’s grave and worsening economic predicament.»
As of Monday, Syria reports 58 coronavirus cases and three fatalities, according to data compiled by John Hopkins University.
Source: UN TV.