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MOSCOW, December 18. /TASS/. A Russian emergency jet has sent relief supplies to Syria, spokesman for the Ministry of Emergencies Aleksander Drobyshevsky told TASS.
“Today Russian government ordered a special emergency jet to take off from Moscow regional airfield Ramenskoye to (the principal port city of Syria in the Mediterranean Sea) Latakia with relief supplies on board. The plane will supply more than 25 tons of canned meat and fish, sugar and baby food for Syrian residents,” he said.
This emergency jet will bring people who wished to leave the armed conflict zone back to Moscow from Latakia by a return flight.
For the last 18 months Russia has delivered 30 jets with relief supplies to Syria with assistance of the domestic government and the Russian Orthodox Church, St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation, Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society and other agencies of Russian public society, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.