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MOSCOW, December 11. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Russia would continue sending relief aid to Syria.
Two Russian Emergencies Ministry planes delivered 35 tonnes of relief aid to Latakia on Tuesday.
“The relief cargo included tents, blankets, food and medical supplies and other essentials,” the Russian Foreign Ministry clarified.
“Russian nationals who permanently reside in Syria and their families took a return flight to Moscow. The plane also took onboard citizens of several CIS countries (a total of 37 people),” the Ministry went on to say.
“Russia will continue rendering various forms of humanitarian assistance to the Syrian population that has to endure the toils of an armed conflict,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said, adding that help would be sent to internally displaced people in Syria and Syrian refugees in neighboring countries,” the Russian Foreign Ministry emphasized.