Vietnamese community in Russia continues supporting quake-hit Syria

Tuesday, 21/02/2023 17:19
The Vietnamese community in Russia has donated a second batch of goods to support the victims of the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6.

The Vietnamese community in Russia hands over donations to Syrian Ambassador to Russia. (Photo: NDO) 

The handover ceremony took place at the Syrian Embassy in Russia on February 18.

The donations included sleeping bags, warm clothes, winter hats, socks, food, and other daily essential goods.

On February 12, the community also donated instant foods and essential goods worth around 7,000 USD to Syria.

At the handover ceremony, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Bashar al-Jaafari thanked the Vietnamese community in Russia for their help and affirmed that the relief goods reflect the Vietnamese people’s hearts of sharing towards the Syrian people during this difficult time.

The Ambassador also updated the guests on the earthquake relief effort in Syria and expressed his hope that the relationship between the people of the two countries will continue to be strengthened in the coming time.

For his part, Minister Counselor Le Quang Anh at the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia expressed his sympathy for the Syrian people and emphasized that Vietnam and Syria always help each other during difficult times./.