A shipment of 17394 tons of wheat, sent by Russia to Syrian people, arrive in Tartous

Tartous, SANA- Syrian Phoenicia’s ship, loaded with a big amount of wheat, provided by Russian federation to Syrian people, arrived in Tartous port on Monday.

Governor of Tartous, Safwan Abou Sa’adi, said that the ship carries17394 tons of wheat, appreciating the important role of Russia in support of the Syrian people in the fight against terrorism.

Deputy Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection, Jamal Eddin Shoaib added that this shipment is the first part of a total 100,000 tons of wheat scheduled to arrive later to the country.

Russia, through Hmeimem Coordination Center, has distributed hundreds of tons of different humanitarian aid in support of the Syrian people.

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