In this episode of "Let's Focus on the MENA Region!" we talk about Syria with Lukas Mandl, MEP, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee where he is shadow rapporteur on Syria. We discuss the cultural heritage of the country, Russian influence in the region especially with regards to the raging civil war. We also discuss the humanitarian aid that the EU now gives to Syria, and what can still be improved. MEP Mandl emphasizes the need for more support for education in the country. Watch the video to find out more:

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