The Russian servicemen delivered a batch of humanitarian aid to the Syrian city of Ar-Rastan in Homs province, TASS news agency reported on September 11.
The servicemen of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in the Syrian Arab Republic delivered four tons of food products and 500 kilograms of medicine for residents of the city of Ar-Rastan, which is located in a de-escalation zone, which is now controlled by Syrian armed opposition’s militants.
The representative of the Center for Reconciliation Alexander Sazonov said that in addition to providing food sets, “we will set up a medical station here to provide first aid treatment to all those who need it.”
The representative of the Center’s medical department Vladimir Korzovatyh said that the Russian side was also assisting the local residents in restoring medical facilities in the city.
“Today we delivered things necessary to provide treatment and care to seriously ill patients, such as diapers, disposable bed sheets, artificial plasma extender. A hospital will be opened soon here,” he noted.
The Russian Center for reconciliation of opposing sides in the Syrian Arab Republic was founded on February 23, 2016. Its main tasks are to facilitate the negotiation process between opposing sides and to provide humanitarian aid to civilians.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency