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Syria calls for help rebuilding health
system wrecked by ´terrorists´

Reuters, by Tom Miles

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 5/21/2014 2:45:16 PM

Syria´s government begged the world for help on Wednesday to rebuild a healthcare system it said had been destroyed by "terrorists", despite reports by U.N. officials that Syrian government forces were largely to blame for the damage. In a speech to ministers from World Health Organization member countries, Syrian Health Minister Saad al-Nayef said his government was "doing its utmost" to save lives. "I appeal to all of you, I appeal for assistance to rebuild our infrastructure, to re-establish our health centers, to recreate our health system, and please, I beg you, remove the blockade, the embargo that we have

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We need help for the same thing here in America.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: crimea river, 5/21/2014 2:50:17 PM     (No. 9856820)

Dousing the local folks with nerve gas didn´t contribute to the wreckage?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bkt23, 5/21/2014 2:50:22 PM     (No. 9856821)

OP nails the right response to that headline! Nicely done.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NYC RAL, 5/21/2014 2:58:25 PM     (No. 9856830)

We have a perfect export for them to solve their problem only if they "Want to keep their doctor..." Maybe there is a way to get rid of this headache after all!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gusman, 5/21/2014 3:36:17 PM     (No. 9856880)

Don´t ask the US for help, same thing happened here!!!!!

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