UN, 16 January. /Corr. Oleg Zelenin/. Russia has informed on Friday, the UN Security Council that began to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of the besieged cities in Syria. As stated at the security Council meeting Deputy permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Vladimir Safronkov, the first 22 tons of cargo were delivered by using parachute platforms in the city of Deir ez-Zor, blockade of which by the militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).
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“With the Russian parachute platforms already delivered 22 tons of cargo. Work in this direction will be continued”, – the diplomat said. He said that Moscow is concerned about the humanitarian situation in Syria, especially in the cities, blocked various terrorist groups that “hide behind civilians as a human shield, capture them for ransom, robbing convoys with humanitarian aid”.
“This sin, by the way, and groups operating under the banner of “Free Syrian army”, – said Safronkov. He drew attention that in recent time the subject of General concern is the situation in the besieged government forces, the Madai, but nobody says “word” on human settlements nobul and AZ-Zahra in Aleppo province, which has long surrounded the militants.