Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry sent humanitarian aid to Libya, the ministry’s information department said on Wednesday, reports Itar-Tass.
“At 09:00 Moscow time from the Moscow Region’s airport of Ramenskoye the jet Il-76 with the cargo of humanitarian aid left for Benghazi,” the source said.
The cargo on board amounts up to 36 tonnes.
Earlier, spokesman of Russia’s Foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich said that “the protracted armed conflict in Libya has caused a dramatic degradation of the country’s humanitarian situation, and Moscow is concerned about it.”
Author: Irina Fomina