Russia sends food aid to Syria SANA

General Sources
Tuesday 12th March, 2013

Russia has sent a large consignment of humanitarian supplies to Syria to help people affected by the unrest in the Arab country, Syrian state media reports. “A Russian plane landed at Bassel al-Assad airport in (the coastal province of) Latakia on Tuesday, carrying 10 tons of food aid and blankets,” the official SANA news agency reported.Citing an unnamed Russian diplomat, the agency added that Tuesday’s batch was Moscow’s fifth aid shipment to Syria.Also on October 2012, Russia dispatched a shipment of humanitarian supplies, mainly medicine to Damascus.Russia and China have opposed moves by t…

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