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HMEIMIM /Syria/, February 25. /TASS/. Russian military officers carried out two humanitarian missions in Syria in the past 24 hours, delivering 2.6 tons of aid to civilians, the Russian Center for Reconciliation of opposing sides said in an information bulletin.
"The Russian Center for Reconciliation of opposing sides carried out two humanitarian missions in the city of Aleppo and the Qatana settlement located in the Damascus province," the bulletin reads. "In the past 24 hours, 600 civilians received humanitarian aid totaling 2.6 tons."
As many as 150 food sets were delivered to the Shagba Zhdide district of Aleppo, another 450 food sets, totaling 1.8 tons, were handed over to the residents of the Qatana settlement located in the Damascus province," the statement adds.
The Russian military officers have handed more than 230 tons of humanitarian aid over to civilians in Syria since the beginning of the year.
The Center for Reconciliation also said that Russian aircraft delivered 20.4 tons of food products, provided to the Syrian government by the United Nations, to the Deir ez-Zor area.