UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres urged to immediately declare Syria a truce for a period of one month. To the call it has pushed escalation of the conflict on the Israeli-Syrian border.
«The Secretary-General is gravely concerned over the escalation of tension in Syria and the threat of being drawn into the conflict of other States. It calls on all parties to stop the escalation and to exercise restraint,» — said the press service of the UN.
The statement noted that last week was for the Syrians, one of the most difficult periods during the war. During the first week of February, the victims of the bombing raids were about 1,000 people.