Millions of Syrians at risk if Idlib truce fails, White Helmets warn

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Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt told that west’s help will be vital if Russia breaks ceasefire

The head of Syria’s White Helmet volunteers has told Britain’s foreign secretary that the west must do more to protect millions of civilians still in extreme danger, and warned that reconstruction should not begin without justice or accountability.

Raed al-Saleh said Moscow’s record of broken promises meant he had little confidence in a ceasefire brokered between Russia and Turkey in September. The agreement halted a planned advance on Idlib, one of the last parts of Syria still outside the control of President Bashar al-Assad, and currently home to more than 3 million people.

Related: Syria summit: call for ‘lasting ceasefire’ at last rebel-held stronghold, Idlib

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