Three planes from Chechnya and UAE arrive at Lattakia International Airport, loaded with relief aid

Lattakia, SANA- Three planes arrived at Lattakia International Airport on Thursday, two of them from the Republic of Chechnya and the third one from the UAE.

The Three planes carry relief aid for those affected by the earthquake hit Syria last week.

“Upon directives of the Chechen President, we have collected aid for the Syrian people to face the repercussions of the earthquake,” head of the Chechen delegation accompanying the two planes, Osman Usmanov said.

Usmanov added that the two planes carry 98 tons of relief materials, including clothes, tents, blankets, baby food, powdered milk, electricity generators and lighting devices.
He added that his country stands by Syria and will continue to provide aid to it.

In turn, Director of Lattakia Airport, Eng. Ziyad al-Tawil, said that the UAE plane was carrying 25 tons of foodstuffs for those affected by the earthquake.

Nisreen Othman / Hala Zain

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