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Russia sends 27 tons of humanitarian aid for civilians in the Gaza Strip to be transported from Egypt, Moscow’s emergency situations ministry says.
- “A special plane has taken off from the airport at Ramenskoye near Moscow for El-Arish in Egypt. The Russian humanitarian aid will be handed over to the Egyptian Red Crescent to be sent to the Gaza Strip,” deputy minister Ilya Denisov says in a statement.
Denisov says the aid comprised “wheat, sugar, rice (and) pasta.”
🛫 Russia’s EMERCOM to deliver 27 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the people of the Gaza Strip, mainly food supplies: flour, sugar, rice and pasta.
The Il-76 transport aircraft is already en route to Arish in Egypt. The Egyptian Red Crescent will ensure the delivery of the aid. pic.twitter.com/Jy4SdiPWu6
— MFA Russia 🇷🇺 (@mfa_russia) October 19, 2023
Source: AFP via TOI