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MOSCOW, December 17. /TASS/. The Russian emergencies ministry’s humanitarian convoy to Donbass has reached the state border and is undergoing customs procedures, a ministry spokesman told TASS on Thursday.
"Before the border, the convoy broke in two. One is now at the Donestk border crossing point, the other one has reached the Matveyev Kurgan check point at the border. After customs procedures, the trucks will head for Donetsk and Lugansk," the spokesman said.
The convoy of more than 100 trucks set off for the Donetsk and Lugansk regions from the Don rescue center in Russia’s southern Rostov in the small hours on Thursday. The convoy is carrying more than 1,100 tonnes of humanitarian aid. The cargoes include food products, daily necessities, New Year presents for children and the elder, textbooks and medicines.
Since August 2014, the Russian emergencies ministry has sent 47 humanitarian convoys to Donbass. About 55,500 tonnes of humanitarian cargoes have been delivered over this period.