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In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan

Jolie also urged UN Security Council members to visit the camp and take a firsthand look at the magnitude of the burden the UN holds.

In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
In this handout provided by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), special envoy Angelina Jolie, accompanied on the trip by daughters Shiloh, 11, and Zahara, 13, speaks with a young Syrian refugee boy outside his home January 28, 2018 in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan. Nearly seven years since the start of armed conflict in Syria, more than 6 million people remain displaced inside the country while 5.48 million have fled to other countries in the region.
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
Special envoy of the U.N. refugee agency and movie star Angelina Jolie holds a press conference at the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018 in Zaatari, Jordan. Jolie spoke in the camp, which is made up of hundreds of row of caravans, after meeting with Syrian refugees. The Hollywood star called for a political solution to Syria's civil war, saying that 'humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.'
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
United Nations refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie holds a press conference during a visit to Jordan's Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018.
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
United Nations refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie visits Jordan's Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018.
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
United Nations refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie holds a press conference during a visit to Jordan's Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018.
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
Refugees and journalists are seen as Special envoy of the U.N. refugee agency and movie star Angelina Jolie holds a press conference at the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018 in Zaatari, Jordan. Jolie spoke in the camp, which is made up of hundreds of row of caravans, after meeting with Syrian refugees. The Hollywood star called for a political solution to Syria's civil war, saying that 'humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.'
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
Refugees children surround a journalist as Special envoy of the U.N. refugee agency and movie star Angelina Jolie holds a press conference at the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018 in Zaatari, Jordan. Jolie spoke in the camp, which is made up of hundreds of row of caravans, after meeting with Syrian refugees. The Hollywood star called for a political solution to Syria's civil war, saying that 'humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.'
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
Refugees children look at a translator as Special envoy of the U.N. refugee agency and movie star Angelina Jolie holds a press conference at the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018 in Zaatari, Jordan. Jolie spoke in the camp, which is made up of hundreds of row of caravans, after meeting with Syrian refugees. The Hollywood star called for a political solution to Syria's civil war, saying that 'humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.'
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
Special envoy of the U.N. refugee agency and movie star Angelina Jolie holds a press conference at the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018 in Zaatari, Jordan. Jolie spoke in the camp, which is made up of hundreds of row of caravans, after meeting with Syrian refugees. The Hollywood star called for a political solution to Syria's civil war, saying that 'humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.'
In pictures: Angelina Jolie visits Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan
Refugees children look at a translator as Special envoy of the U.N. refugee agency and movie star Angelina Jolie holds a press conference at the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on January 28, 2018 in Zaatari, Jordan. Jolie spoke in the camp, which is made up of hundreds of row of caravans, after meeting with Syrian refugees. The Hollywood star called for a political solution to Syria's civil war, saying that 'humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.'