Shoigu urged the Red cross to increase humanitarian aid to Syria


RIA Novosti

The international Committee of the red cross needs to increase the volume of humanitarian assistance to the people of Syria, said the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu in the appeal to the head of the Committee Peter Maurer.

“Sergei Shoigu urged the ICRC to urgently increase humanitarian assistance to actively participate in the reconstruction of destroyed homes, schools, hospitals, infrastructure and to make all efforts to fully support the Syrian people”, — stated in the message of military Department.

According to the Russian Minister, urgent measures to provide humanitarian aid contribute to the return of Syrian refugees to their homes.