Trump Orders State Department to Provide $5 million in Aid to Syrian White Helmets


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At the direction of the President, subject to congressional approval, the United States intends to provide $5 million for the continuation of the vital, life-saving operations of the White Helmets in Syria and in support of the UN’s International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM) which is charged with assisting the investigation and prosecution of persons responsible for the most serious crimes under International Law committed in Syria since March 2011.

https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2019/03/290363.htm