How do I sleep, thinking about Syria? Not well. We can and must do more | Alison McGovern

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Peace may seem out of reach, but there are things we can do – help refugees; try to salvage the ceasefire; seek a deal with Russia. Time is of the essence

Last night, a smoking convoy of trucks laden with desperately needed food and humanitarian aid symbolised the end of the ceasefire in Syria. The cessation of hostilities lasted barely a week. The agreement brokered by the US and Russia seemed like a positive step, coming hard on the heels of the publication of a transition plan from the opposition Syrian High Negotiation Committee (HNC) just a few weeks ago in London. But in the callous targeting of civilian aid – a war crime if it is shown to be deliberate – the Syrian regime has shown that it is not interested in peace, only suffering.

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