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Russian aid aircraft arrives in Amman for Syrian refugees

By Petra - Mar 27,2014 - Last updated at Mar 27,2014

AMMAN — A Russian aircraft carrying food and humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan arrived at the military airport in Marka on Thursday.

Russian Ambassador to Jordan Boris Bolotin and Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation representative Rajab Zubeidah were at the airport.

Bolotin said this was the fourth plane Russia had sent to help Syrian refugees in the Kingdom, calling for finding a political, peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis.

Zubeidah said the aircraft was carrying 38 tonnes of aid, including a power generator, tents, blankets, sugar, rice, canned foods, kitchen tools, tables and chairs.

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