February 27, 2018 / 12:47 PM / 4 months ago

Russia's Lavrov says humanitarian aid will be delivered to Syria's Ghouta

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that humanitarian aid would be delivered to Syria’s eastern Ghouta using a “humanitarian corridor” that Moscow had helped open.

The damaged cars and buildings are seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Lavrov, speaking at a news conference with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, said the corridor was designed to evacuate civilians and to let in aid.

Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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