MOSCOW, February 14 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia’s emergencies ministry sent another batch of humanitarian aid to the Philippines, a ministry spokesman told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
“An Ilyushin-76 airplane with humanitarian cargoes took off from the Ramenskoye airfield outside of Moscow at 13:15 Moscow time,” the spokesman said. The plane is carrying tents, blankets and foodstuffs amounting to the total weight of 30 tons.
This is the second portion of Russian relief aid sent to the Philippines. A batch of 30 tons of humanitarian cargoes was delivered to the Philippines over the weekend.
The aid is being rendered on instruction from the Russian government.