Russian Federation: Humanitarian relief to the population of Ethiopia and Eritrea

Report
from Government of the Russian Federation
Published on 23 Nov 2000
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DECISION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION GOVERNMENT, HUMANITARIAN RELIEF WAS PROVIDED TO THE POPULATION OF ETHIOPIA AND ERITREA, HIT BY THE DROUGHT AND THE ETHIOPIAN-ERITREAN ARMED CONFLICT

1335-23-11-2000

Unofficial translation from Russian

PRESS RELEASE

In accordance with the decision of the Russian Federation Government, humanitarian relief was provided to the population of Ethiopia and Eritrea, hit by the drought and the Ethiopian-Eritrean armed conflict. On November 23, airplanes of the Russian Ministry of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Natural Disasters delivered food supplies, blankets and tents to the capitals of the two countries.

The official representatives of the countries expressed their gratitude to the government and people of Russia for the displayed solidarity. They gave a high appraisal of this humanitarian action.

November 23, 2000