2 Russian aid planes land in Syria

Two Russian planes carrying 80 tons of humanitarian aid on Saturday landed in Syria, according to Syrian state media.
“Two Russian planes arrived today at the Latakia Martyr Bassil al-Assad international airport carrying 80 tons of humanitarian aid provided by Russia,” the state news reported.
The coastal province of Latakia is a stronghold of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Russia has been providing Syria with humanitarian aid since 2011 after rebels had started fighting government forces in the country.

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