Russia to donate food, medicine, vehicles for Gaza restoration

Published on 02 March 2009

Russia will donate food, medication, armored vehicles and civilian helicopters to the Palestinian National Authority to help rebuild the Gaza Strip, Russia's foreign minister said on Monday. [...] According to an official statement from Russian President Dmitry Medvedev delivered by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the conference, "large quantities of flour will be delivered in the near future for Palestinian needs through the UN World Food Program" and two additional Russian cargo planes will deliver medication and other humanitarian aid.

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