A Russian Aircraft carring relief and medical assistance from the Russian people to the Syrian people arrived on Sunday in Damascus International Airport.
Deputy Chairman of the Palestinian Orthodox Empire Society, Co-Chair of the Russian Committee to Support the Syrian people , Oleg Fomin, said in a statement to the press that Russian social organizations organized donation campaigns to aid the Syrian people including relief and medical materials.
Fomin pointed out that another batches of assistance will arrive soon to ease the effect of the crisis on the Syrian people.
Bishop Isaac Barakat, the representative of Patriarch John X Yazigi, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East stressed the importance of the society's activity in Syria in light of the current situation in supporting the Syrian people to overcome the crisis.
For his part, Director of General Iftaa Department at the Ministry of Awqaf (Religious Endowment) Alaa-Eddin al-Za'atari thanked the Russian people for their humanitarian assistance as it contributes in easing the suffering of the Syrian people, asserting that helping the Syrian people is by moving them to dialogue not by sending and financing terrorism.
Last week, Russia sent two humanitarian aid planes to the displaced Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan.
Russia also sent six batches of aid to Syria, the last of which was a plane carrying 11 tons of humanitarian aid arrived in Lattakia airport last March