Planes Carrying Aid to Syria Take Off From Armenia

Planes carrying humanitarian aid took off from Armenia on October 3 and 5 (Source: ArmRadio)
Planes carrying humanitarian aid took off from Armenia on October 3 and 5 (Source: ArmRadio)

Planes carrying humanitarian aid to Syria took off from Armenia on October 3 and 5 (Source: ArmRadio)

YEREVAN (ArmRadio)—Planes carrying humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria took off from Armenia on October 3 and 5.

The first plane carrying humanitarian aid from Armenia to Syria has landed on October 3 at the Khmeimim airbase in Latakia, the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.

The second plane carrying humanitarian aid for people in war-torn Syria took off from Armenia on Wednesday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.

Vardan Makarian, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration and Ivan Volynkin, Russian Ambassador to Armenia, were at the airport to see off the plane.

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Vardan Makarian, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration and Ivan Volynkin, Russian Ambassador to Armenia seeing off the plane (Source: ArmRadio)

The Russian Defense Ministry helps to deliver the humanitarian aid to Syria. The first military transport aircraft Il-76 of the Russian Defense Ministry delivered to the Khmeimim airbase about 40 tons of canned foods, vegetables, baked goods, flour, and sugar.

Armenia’s Consul General in Syria was at the site to receive the humanitarian aid.

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  1. Edward Demiraiakian said:

    I hope that they don’t return empty. I hope those planes return loaded with refugees to save their lives and replenish the dwindling Armenian population. Right?

    • hiedi baghoomian said:

      *** Edward, I totally agree with you, and I have the same hope.

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