In the city there are about 200 thousand inhabitants, because of the long blockade they are in dire need of food, medicines, fuel and other essential goods.
“On March 27, the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Warring Parties in the Syrian Arab Republic organized the air transportation and landing of 28 tons of International Red Crescent humanitarian cargo into the ISIR city of Deir ez-Zor,”said a center representative.
According to him, only “to the Khmeimim airbase by military transport aircraft aviation The Russian Aerospace Forces delivered 60 tons of humanitarian supplies to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Syria. ”
The interlocutor added that “cargo from the Khmeimim airfield was delivered by the Il-76 military transport aircraft of the Syrian air force, accompanied by Russian fighter jets Su-30 and Su-35”.
He also noted that “for several months international humanitarian organizations had unsuccessfully tried to organize the delivery of humanitarian aid to the besieged city”, and such delivery “became possible with the assistance of the Russian Center for Reconciliation”.