Russian military hands over humanitarian aid to teachers in Syria’s Aleppo
Russian military officers serving at the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria have handed over humanitarian aid to teachers in Syria’s Aleppo. Sixty-five teachers in the city of Aleppo that did not abandon their students during hostilities in the region received humanitarian packages from the Russian military, head of the center’s Aleppo department Sergei Shkerin informed reporters, TASS reports.
"Today, the Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties held a humanitarian action and provided aid to Aleppo’s teachers. These teachers have remained at work during hostilities and during the coronavirus pandemic. So we have decided to help them. Everyone was satisfied with this action," Shkerin said.
The teachers received food packages and warm clothes.
The Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria has been active in Syria since 2016. Since the start of its work, the Russian military held 2,711 humanitarian events. The total weight of humanitarian cargo handed over in Syria comes up to over 4,600 tonnes.