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Syria: 'High quality' Belarusian humanitarian aid reaches orphanage in Aleppo01:20

Syria: 'High quality' Belarusian humanitarian aid reaches orphanage in Aleppo

Syrian Arab Republic, Aleppo
September 21, 2016 at 11:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian military personnel successfully delivered several tonnes of humanitarian aid, sent from Belarus, to orphans living in Aleppo on Wednesday. The aid consisted of clothes, shoes and food for the children.

The deputy head of Aleppo's Islamic Humanitarian Organisation Khaldun Suckr said, "I would like to thank Belarus for this humanitarian aid and thank the Russian Army and the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation that delivered this aid to Aleppo and directly to us," adding that, "we rarely receive aid of such a high level and quality. From our side we will distribute it to all the orphanages in Aleppo depending on the number of children being there."

Nearly 500 children, who lost their parents to the war in Syria, are living in Aleppo's central orphanage. Last Saturday, an IL-76 plane sent by the Belarusian Ministry of Emergency Situations landed at Russia's Hmeymim airbase in Latakia, with 45 tonnes of assistance for Syria.

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Russian military personnel successfully delivered several tonnes of humanitarian aid, sent from Belarus, to orphans living in Aleppo on Wednesday. The aid consisted of clothes, shoes and food for the children.

The deputy head of Aleppo's Islamic Humanitarian Organisation Khaldun Suckr said, "I would like to thank Belarus for this humanitarian aid and thank the Russian Army and the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation that delivered this aid to Aleppo and directly to us," adding that, "we rarely receive aid of such a high level and quality. From our side we will distribute it to all the orphanages in Aleppo depending on the number of children being there."

Nearly 500 children, who lost their parents to the war in Syria, are living in Aleppo's central orphanage. Last Saturday, an IL-76 plane sent by the Belarusian Ministry of Emergency Situations landed at Russia's Hmeymim airbase in Latakia, with 45 tonnes of assistance for Syria.

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