The state Department will pay the millions of “White helmets”

the United States will allocate $ 6.6 million to Syrian organizations that are engaged in the rescue of civilians and monitor human rights violations. This was stated in state Department, reports Reuters.

the Funds will go to the so-called “White helmets” — operating in Syria non-governmental organizations. It is based in the UK rescue team, consisting of Syrians, who have passed special training abroad. It is funded by donations from Western countries.

Also, the state Department sponsored an international, impartial and independent mechanism to investigate crimes committed in Syria. It was created in accordance with the adopted in 2016 resolution UN General Assembly.

In may reported that the U.S. Department of state ceased to sponsor the “White helmets”. Washington has taken such a step because the orders of President Donald trump to freeze the allocation of $ 200 million for the reconstruction of Syria.