Experts forecast Bank of Russia will keep key rate at 10%Business & Economy March 23, 21:13
Putin's aide explains why Russia has no fear of supplying S-400 systems to TurkeyRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 20:42
British police identify Westminster attacker as Khalid MasoodWorld March 23, 20:03
Russia develops ‘grenade launcher-propelled’ reconnaissance droneMilitary & Defense March 23, 19:58
Ukraine forbids Russian Eurovision contestant to perform via satelliteWorld March 23, 19:35
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia suspended over extremismSociety & Culture March 23, 19:00
Kiev confirms Russian politician’s killer dies in hospitalWorld March 23, 18:31
Russia to develop Tor air defense missile system’s Arctic versionMilitary & Defense March 23, 18:30
Siberian scientists searching for eyewitnesses of bright green meteor fallScience & Space March 23, 18:22
MOSCOW, September 18 (Itar-Tass) — The European Union highly appreciates Russia’s role in rendering humanitarian aid to Syria, Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, said on Tuesday after a meeting with Russian Minister for Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov.
“Russia meets its humanitarian commitments, the Russian Federation renders sizable assistance to Syria,” the commissioner said. She noted that humanitarian law must be number one concern in the delivery of assistance. “Politics is politics. But we must help people irrespective of that,” she stressed.
Kristalina Georgieva said humanitarian law must be observed in that issue and one must stick to humanitarian principles.
“The humanitarian situation in the world is rather difficult and coordinated efforts of the world community are important,” she stressed. The EU commissioner also specified that the European Union has allocated 119 million euros as humanitarian aid to Syria.