Russia passes seven tons of aid to residents of Syria

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MOSCOW, Feb. 16 (MNA) – A total of 3,600 civilians in Syria received humanitarian aid in the past 24 hours, according to the reconciliation center.

"In the past 24 hours the Russian center for the reconciliation of the conflicting sides carried out nine humanitarian operations in the provinces of Aleppo (six), Damascus (two) and Homs (one)," the bulletin says.

Russian planes have also delivered UN humanitarian aid received by the Syrian government to the Deir ez-Zor area. Aid from Armenia was brought to the Hmeimim base in Syria using a Russian plane.

Civilians in Syria have been severely affected by the civil war that has been ongoing in the country since 2011. The internal fighting between government forces and various opposition and terrorist groups has claimed thousands of lives.

SPUTNIK/MNA

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