April 16, 2018 / 6:53 AM / 4 days ago

U.N. Security Council should keep pushing for Syria ceasefire - Dutch minister

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council should keep pushing for a ceasefire in Syria, Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok said on Monday.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stef Blok arrives for talks with Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague, the Netherlands March 5, 2018 REUTERS/Michael Kooren

“We have to keep pushing to get a ceasefire and humanitarian aid through the Security Council and eventually a peace process,” Blok told reporters before a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg.

“The only solution is a peace process through the UN Security Council,” Blok added.

Reporting by Robert-Jan Bartunek; editing by Philip Blenkinsop

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