MOSCOW, December 17. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian government gave an instruction to deliver 37 tonnes of foodstuffs and other products from state material reserves to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, the Federal State Reserve Agency reported on Tuesday.
The agency has allocated 35 winter tents, 1,500 blankets, five tonnes of sugar, 19.2 tonnes of dairy products, canned meat and fish from its storages. The cost of relief supplies has reached 8.95 million roubles (about $272.3 thousand).
A Russian emergency airplane will deliver the relief supplies to Beirut, Lebanon’s capital, on December 18.