He said the convoy will be send shortly, within a few hours.
The minister said humanitarian aid is delivered to Ukraine’s east upon orders of the Russian leadership. “We are doing this work on a permanent basis,” Puchkov said.
This is already the seventh truck convoy with Russian humanitarian aid for eastern Ukraine. The first three convoys brought some 6,000 tons of humanitarian aid in Donetsk and Luhansk.
Since October 31, emergencies ministry trucks have been in eastern Ukraine three times, bringing overall some 2,200 tons of foodstuffs, medical supplies, construction materials and fuel to Donetsk and Luhansk.