Putin thanks Armenia for humanitarian aid provided to Syria
YEREVAN, MARCH 15, ARMENPRESS. President of the Russian federation Vladimir Putin thanked Armenia for providing humanitarian aid to Syria, “Armenpress” reports the Russian President referred to this issue during the joint press conference with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan.
“We are grateful to our Armenian friends for providing humanitarian aid to Syria in October, 2016 and February, 2017 which were carried to Syria by Russian Aerospace Forces plane”, the Russian President said.
For his part, President of Armenia thanked the Russian Federation for the cooperation in transport while providing humanitarian aid to Syria.
The Presidents emphasized that Armenia’s and Russia’s positions on international and regional issues coincide.
The Armenian Government has allocated over 46 billion AMD for sending humanitarian aid to Syria from the reserve fund.