Russia sending aid for residents of Damascus province

The formation of a next humanitarian convoy has begun.

In response to a request to provide aid for residents of the districts affected in the Syrian province Damascus the formation of a next humanitarian convoy is in progress, the Russian Center for reconciliation between the warring parties in Syria said in a statement, which was posted on the Russian Defense Ministry's website on March 6.

"The Russian Reconciliation Center has received requests for providing humanitarian aid from the chiefs of the administrations and the elders of six localities mostly damaged in the hostilities in the Damascus province. The formation of a next humanitarian convoy has begun," the statement reads.

"The issues of making provision of humanitarian aid more effective to residents of the localities, where the hostilities were stopped, were discussed at the working meetings between the Center's leadership and representatives of the Syrian national reconciliation, interior and municipal management ministries," it said.

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