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NOVO-OGARYOVO, Moscow region, January 23 (Itar-Tass) — Moscow will give financial and other aid to Lebanon for resolving the problems related to the upkeep of Syrian refugees on the Lebanese territory, President Vladimir Putin said here Wednesday.
“I have an offer to make, he said. “Russia is ready to give assistance to Lebanon in the solution of humanitarian problems and we’ll tell experts to estimate the size of aid, which we can extend via several channels.”
“First and foremost, there can be direct financial assistance, the volume of which is yet to be decided on,” Putin said at the talks with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman. “Quite naturally, this should be the mostly strictly condition part of aid.”
He also gave the assurances that “Russia is ready to supply the necessary amounts of provisional housing, tents, and medicines – everything that might be necessary for a decent support to refugees.”
Russian and Lebanese specialists will get an instruction to determine the amounts and character of aid that should be given in each particular place, Putin said.