The UK has rescued a British youngster from Syria as a part of efforts to return unaccompanied minors stranded amid the fallout of the Islamic State battle.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab stated repatriating the kid was “the right thing to do”.
He stated every case of orphans or unaccompanied youngsters trapped in Syria was assessed “carefully”.
Save the Children stated final yr greater than 60 British youngsters have been in Syrian refugee camps, many aged below 5.
The mission was first reported by Sky News, which stated a repatriation team left the Middle Eastern country with the child on Tuesday.
Mr Raab said on Twitter: “Pleased we have been able to bring home a British child from Syria. As I have said previously, we assess each case carefully. Safely facilitating the return of orphans or unaccompanied British children, where possible, is the right thing to do.”
Save the Children has stated that most of the youngsters who fled areas managed by IS have endured “dire conditions” in camps and have generally been repeatedly displaced as combating escalated throughout the nation.
The charity stated older youngsters who’ve lived below IS rule have witnessed “appalling acts of brutality” and been left bodily and psychologically injured by years of battle.