Ban Ki-moon condemns 'apparently deliberate' Syria aid convoy attack

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Secretary general hails dead aid workers as heroes and calls bombers ‘cowards’ in farewell address to UN general assembly

Ban Ki-moon has used his farewell address to the UN general assembly to denounce the “sickening, savage and apparently deliberate attack” on a UN food relief convoy which killed at least 20 people.

The outgoing secretary general told world leaders assembled in New York that the UN had been forced to suspend aid convoys in Syria because of Monday’s attack on Syrian Red Crescent trucks which were carrying UN food supplies to a rebel-held area of western rural Aleppo governorate.

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