MOSCOW, 2 sen — RIA of news. Free humanitarian aid to the besieged residents of Aleppo have in the Church of Elijah the Prophet, owned by Antiochian Orthodox Church (APC), TV channel “Russia-24”.
Earlier, the UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon said that Aleppo is facing a humanitarian crisis, which, he said, is “of such magnitude never knew more than five-year history of bloodshed and suffering in the Syrian conflict.”
“Everyone is afraid of death. But if you’re a believer, God will help you! In our temple, the service come a lot of people. And everyone is praying about her, not paying attention to the attacks of terrorists”, — quotes the Deputy Metropolitan APTS in Aleppo, the priest Musa al-Hasi.
Humanitarian aid, medical services, distribution of food, water, clothing, hygiene, etc. — have, as highlighted in the story, all in need of any denomination. Also the Church provides a centre where children of all ages.
According to media reports, Syria assistance from the APTS receive at least three million people.
Last Thursday, the UN special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura said that the UN is ready to send aid to Aleppo as soon as all parties will declare support for a 48-hour humanitarian pause. However, he said that the UN had received assurances from Russia about holding a 48-hour weekly humanitarian pauses. Assistant to the UN special envoy on Syria, Jan Agilan said on Thursday that “all the trucks are ready and we can go there as soon as we receive permission.”