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DONETSK, September 20. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s humanitarian convoy arrived in Donetsk on Saturday. ITAR-TASS correspondent reports there were no incidents en route.
The 200 trucks are carrying foods, including cereals and canned products, power generators, medical supplies, warm clothes and bottled drinking water - 2,000 tonnes all in all.
Before the convoy’s departure Ukrainian customs officials and International Red Cross representatives were repeatedly invited to inspect the cargo. Both refused without offering any reasons.
It is a third batch of Russian humanitarian aid being delivered to the southeast of Ukraine by truck The first two convoys delivered a total of four thousand tonnes humanitarian supplies to Lugansk.
Russia’s Deputy Emergencies Minister Vladimir Stepanov said on September 17 this work must go on.
“The humanitarian aid raising effort is continuing across Russia. Teams of volunteers are being formed. The emphasis is on preparations for the winter season,” he said.
The trucks, which have arrived in Donetsk, are being unloaded to the city’s several warehouses. The 200 trucks are carrying foods, including cereals and canned products, power generators, medical supplies, warm clothes and bottled drinking water - 2,000 tonnes all in all.
The Russian humanitarian convoy crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border early hours of Saturday and in two and a half hours arrived in Donetsk. There were no incidents en route. As the trucks are unloaded, they will head back for Russia.