Brazil to Donate US$1.3 Million For Syrian Relief Effort

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Foreign Relations Minister for Brazil, Mauro Vieira, announced on Thursday that the Brazilian government would donate US$1.3 million for those afflicted by the conflicts in Syria. Minister Vieira is among the dozens of foreign officials in London participating in an international conference to discuss humanitarian aid to the Syrian people.

“This is a human tragedy of epic proportions, one that affects all of humanity,” said Minister Vieira to fellow dignitaries at the London conference, “A drama that has turned far too many average Syrian citizens into victims . . .

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