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MOSCOW, January 21. /ITAR-TASS/. An Ilyushin-76 airplane of the Russian emergencies ministry has landed at the Beirut airport. It has brought a batch of humanitarian cargo, a spokesman for the ministry told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
“The plane has delivered two mobile electricity generators, tents, blankets, a number of sets of tableware, oil heaters. The total weight of the cargo is 33 tons,” the spokesman said.
Another batch of humanitarian cargo will be delivered to Lebanon on January 23.
In 2013, the Russian emergencies ministry delivered more than 200 tons of humanitarian aid to Syria and neighboring Lebanon and Jordan. Some 70 tons more were delivered to Palestinian refugees in Syria. Humanitarian cargoes included tents, electricity generators, tableware, collapsible furniture, blankets, food stuffs, baby foods. The ministry’s planes took about 900 Russians and citizens of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) back to Russia.