MOSCOW, Nov. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Russia delivered about a metric ton of humanitarian aid to the Syria’s provinces of Aleppo and Hama, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday in a daily bulletin issued on its website.
“Two humanitarian events have been held, in course of which citizens had received humanitarian aid: in the area of the New Aleppo (al-Rahma Mosque) in the Aleppo city – about 700 kg; in the National Hospital of the Hama province – about 200 kg. Posts with hot meal and items of first necessity continue their work for civilians, who leave the districts of the Aleppo city, which are under control of terrorist armed groupings,” the bulletin said.
Syria’s war between government forces and a wide range of insurgents, including opposition groups and terrorists, such as ISIL and Jabhat Fatah al Sham (also known as the Nusra Front, or Jabhat al-Nusra), both outlawed in Russia, has raged for some five years and has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.
On September 9, Russia and the United States reached an agreement for a peace process in Syria. A ceasefire stipulated by the deal entered into force on September 12, but while it was supposed to last at least seven days for the next steps to be taken toward the Syrian settlement, it disintegrated soon.
SPUTNIK/Press Shia Agency