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Syria: Russian NGO aid ship arrives at Tartus port three weeks after devastating earthquake03:30

Syria: Russian NGO aid ship arrives at Tartus port three weeks after devastating earthquake

Syrian Arab Republic, Tartus
February 28, 2023 at 19:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Russian relief ship provided with about 50 tons of humanitarian aid from Pure Heart Charitable Foundation arrived at Tartus port, to help those affected by devastating earthquake.

The Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the Syrian Arab Republic George Asadoriyan said that the ship is consisting of six containers and carrying 50 tons of foodstuffs, clothes, household appliances and children's.

"The aid represents the will of Russian people to help their Syrian brothers after the natural disaster," added George Asadoriyan.

According to the Russian official, the Russian federation delivered 850 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Syria on the 7th of February.

Throughout February, Several earthquakes and aftershocks hit Syria and Turkey, devastating dozen of cities across the two countries. Many buildings collapsed, with Aleppo, Hama and Idlib worst affected in Syria.

At the time of publication, the combined death toll exceeded 50,000, more than 5000 of them in Syria.

Syria: Russian NGO aid ship arrives at Tartus port three weeks after devastating earthquake03:30
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A Russian relief ship provided with about 50 tons of humanitarian aid from Pure Heart Charitable Foundation arrived at Tartus port, to help those affected by devastating earthquake.

The Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the Syrian Arab Republic George Asadoriyan said that the ship is consisting of six containers and carrying 50 tons of foodstuffs, clothes, household appliances and children's.

"The aid represents the will of Russian people to help their Syrian brothers after the natural disaster," added George Asadoriyan.

According to the Russian official, the Russian federation delivered 850 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Syria on the 7th of February.

Throughout February, Several earthquakes and aftershocks hit Syria and Turkey, devastating dozen of cities across the two countries. Many buildings collapsed, with Aleppo, Hama and Idlib worst affected in Syria.

At the time of publication, the combined death toll exceeded 50,000, more than 5000 of them in Syria.