Russia Sends Another Planeload Of Humanitarian Aid To Syria -
A Russian Emergency Situations Ministry plane will deliver a new batch of humanitarian aid to Syria on Tuesday and Syria will reciprocate the gift with 20 tonnes of oranges, Emergency Situations Ministry international affairs department deputy director Alexander Tomashov said.
“A plane of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry will bring more than 30 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Syria on Tuesday, including warm tents, blankets and food,” Tomashov told journalists.
On the way back the plane will take aboard 20 tonnes of oranges, a gift from Syria. “It has been decided to distribute the oranges between orphanages of Moscow and the Moscow region,” he said.
On April 15, a Russian airplane carrying 15 tons of food and medical aid arrived at the Bassel al-Assad Airport in the coastal city of Latakia.