US Intends To Provide $5Mln To White Helmets, UN Mechanism In Syria - State Dept.

US Intends to Provide $5Mln to White Helmets, UN Mechanism in Syria - State Dept.

The Trump administration intends to provide $5 million to the White Helmets and the UN investigating mechanism in Syria, State Department spokesperson Robert Palladino said in a statement on Thursday

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 14th March, 2019) The Trump administration intends to provide $5 million to the White Helmets and the UN investigating mechanism in Syria, State Department spokesperson Robert Palladino said in a statement on Thursday.

"At the direction of the [US] President, subject to congressional approval, the United States intends to provide $5 million for the continuation of the vital, life-saving operations of the White Helmets in Syria and in support of the UN's International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism," the statement said.

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