Qatar pledges $100mln in humanitarian assistance to Syria - Foreign Ministry

The new pledge was made at a United Nations' virtual conference in Brussels

  

DUBAI- Qatar has made a new pledge of $100 million in humanitarian assistance to Syria, the Gulf state's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Total Qatari assistance for the war-torn country has reached $2 billion, the ministry added in a Twitter post.

The new pledge was made at a United Nations' virtual conference in Brussels where the organisation is seeking nearly $10 billion in aid for Syria. 

(Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Alison Williams) ((aziz.elyaakoubi@thomsonreuters.com; +971552994086; Reuters Messaging: aziz.elyaakoubi.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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