IDF Announces Will Stop Humanitarian Aid To Syrians On Border

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Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced on Thursday that it was stopping its “Operation Good Neighbor” program that has provided humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians near its border over the last five years of the Syrian Civil War that has claimed the lives of some 400,000 people.

“The large and long-running humanitarian activity has come to an end with the return of the Syrian regime to southern Syria,” the army said in a statement.

Israel initially provided aid and materials into Syria in 2013, but expanded its offerings in 2016 by adding a day clinic by the border as well as admitting into Israel hospitals Syrian patients suffering from illnesses other than war wounds.

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{Matzav.com}

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