WASHINGTON, 4th February, 2016 (WAM) — President Barack Obama told the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, that the U.S. will soon announce significant new contributions to assist Syria’s humanitarian crisis.

The Associated Press, AP, reported that Obama and Cameron spoke by phone about Syria on Tuesday ahead of a conference of donor nations in London this week. The White House said that Obama told Cameron that Secretary of State, John Kerry, would announce the aid at the summit.

Both leaders are calling for better access for humanitarian aid to reach Syria.

The White House says Obama and Cameron also discussed Libya, where nations are struggling to determine how to address Daesh’s expansion. The two leaders are urging an end to Libya’s political stalemate.