15 Jan 2018 13:37

Russian military delivers aid to eastern Homs province

BADU (Syria). Jan 15 (Interfax) - Officers of the Russian center for reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria have delivered several tonnes of humanitarian aid to the village of Badu in the eastern part of the Homs province.

"It was decided to deliver humanitarian assistance, including food, children's books, and office stationery collected by members of the All-Russia Young Army National Military Patriotic Social Movement Association for Syrian school children," head of the Homs de-escalation area control group Dmitry Neutolimov said.

Officers of the Russian reconciliation center pay regular visits to areas freed from militants to assess local humanitarian conditions. The center is tasked with planning and rendering humanitarian assistance to the Syrian population, coordinating the restoration of infrastructure in war-torn regions, assisting in the return of refugees, mediating and coordinating the social integration of militants who have surrendered, and monitoring the ceasefire.