Syria

Russia and China Are Against a UN Visit to a Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan

More than 500,000 have fled to Jordan since the beginning of the civil war

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UNITED NATIONS: A majority of UN Security Council members support a trip to inspect Syrian refugee camps inside Jordan but Russia and China remain opposed to a visit, diplomats said Thursday.

Jordan this week warned that the growing exodus of Syrian refugees who had flooded over its border to escape civil war—already over 500,000—was placing a "crushing weight" on the country.

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