Damascus, SANA- A Japanese aid plane arrived at Damascus International Airport Wednesday, carrying 18 tons of medical aid for those affected by the earthquake.
“We offer our condolences to the Syrian people. As we have previously been exposed to earthquakes in Japan, now we share pain and sadness with the Syrians”, Mr. Hirofumi Miyake, Charge d’affaires of the Embassy of Japan in Syria said in a press statement after the arrival of the plane , noting that this is the first in-kind assistance from Japan to Syria, and there will be other aids.
He pointed out that Japan provided assistance in response to the appeal of Syria and the UN to provide aid to face the aftermath of the earthquake, calling for concerted efforts to help the Syrian people in their plight.
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