MOSCOW, December 16. /TASS/. Russian officers have delivered a 1.3-tonne batch of humanitarian aid to residents of Qasir al-Ward village in Syria’s Aleppo province in the last 24 hours, the Russian center for reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria said on Saturday.
"Over the last 24 hours, the Russian Centre for reconciliation of opposing sides has delivered a 1.3-tonne humanitarian consignment to residents of the settlement of Qasir al-Ward, Aleppo province. Citizens received 300 food kits of rice, canned meat and sugar," the center said.
Besides, 38 Syrians have returned to their homes in the last 24 hours, among them were 15 refugees in the Aleppo province and 23 in Homs province. Ten residents in the settlement of al-Huseiniyah, Deir ez-Zor province, were given medical treatment.
Ceasefire agreements were signed with the settlements of Ayn Abu Sirah and Tell Dakhiriyet al-Sayah, Aleppo province.
The Syrian government alongside Russian Reconciliation Centre and UN office in Damascus "continue searching for an opportunity to provide humanitarian assistance to people in al-Rukban camp."
"Representatives of the US group in At Tanf show no interest in a prompt solution to secure deliveries of humanitarian aid, and this hinders deliveries of essential humanitarian cargoes and aggravates the humanitarian situation in the al-Rukban refugee camp," the statement said.
On December 11, addressing Russian servicemen at the Hmeymim air base Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the military grouping to withdraw from Syria after the crushing defeat of Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia). Nevertheless, Russia will keep in Syria two military bases - Hmeymim and Tartus - along with the Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides.