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Gulf states ask for more refugee aid

By Agence France-Presse in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | China Daily | Updated: 2015-09-17 07:50

Gulf monarchies on Tuesday called for the international community to take greater responsibility in aiding Syrian refugees after the oil-flush states faced questions over the number of people they have accepted.

Foreign ministers of the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries, following a meeting in Riyadh, called for a political solution in Syria as part of a worldwide effort to tackle the refugee crisis.

A statement called on "the international community to assume its responsibilities to help Syrian refugees".

Gulf states ask for more refugee aid

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