Russia per day has transferred 11 tons of humanitarian aid to Syria


RIA Novosti

The Russian military handed over 11.8 tons of humanitarian supplies to civilians in the Syrian provinces of Aleppo and Latakia; another 21 tons of food from the UN Russian planes delivered in the district of Deir-ez-Zor, according to a humanitarian Bulletin of the Russian Center for reconciliation in Syria.

“During the day Russian Centre for reconciliation of the warring parties held eight humanitarian actions in the provinces of Aleppo (seven) and Latakia (one). In the city of Aleppo in areas of New Aleppo, Central, Garden Allot, Kawkaba, Sheikh fares, al-Zahabia Ansar and the residents transferred to 7.2 tons of drinking bottled water and 200 food packages. In a refugee camp in the city of Latakia delivered 3.5 tons of food”, — is spoken in the message.

Thus, during the day, humanitarian aid has been provided 3725 residents, and the total weight given to the population of humanitarian goods amounted to 11.8 tons, noted in the Bulletin.

“Russian aircraft using parachute platforms in the area of the city of Deir ez-Zor delivered 21 tons of humanitarian goods (food) received by the Syrian authorities by the UN,” — said at the Center for reconciliation.

Deir ez-Zor in 2014 is under siege by militants of the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in the Russian Federation) that has led to a dire humanitarian situation for its residents.