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MOSCOW, August 27 (Itar-Tass) - About 90 Russians and citizens of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) left Syria on Tuesday on board of a Russian Emergencies Ministry plane, Irina Rossius, an official spokesperson for the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations (EMERCOM), told Itar-Tass.
“The plane which has delivered 20 tons of relief aid to Syria earlier on Tuesday took off from Latakia airport with 89 people, who wished to be evacuated, onboard. They included 75 Russian nationals, predominantly women and children,” Rossius went on to say.
The plane is expected to arrive at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport approximately at 22:30 Moscow time on Tuesday.