The city of Kessab populated mostly by Armenians which is in the region of Latakia (Syria) a few kilometers from the Turkish-Syrian border, just to receive humanitarian aid from Russia and Syria.
Information provided by the Tass news agency. Two Russian type aircraft Il-76 delivered to the Russian Air Force Base “Hmeymin” nearly 50 tons of humanitarian aid for the Syrian city surrounded. Food, medicines, but also clothing for civilians.
According to the governor of Latakia, Ibrahim Salem His Hotr this humanitarian aid was distributed to the encircled city of Der Zor and other Syrian cities which Kessab who was attacked two years ago by the Islamist groups’ Zabhat year Nousra ” and “Ahrar ach Cham” supported by Turkey.
Its population, including many Armenians then finding refuge in the region of Latakia. After the liberation of Kessab few months later by Syrian government forces, most of the population has returned.