The Syrian government continues to pay pensions and allowances and among them are those citizens who are in the occupied territories, said the people's Deputy of the state Duma Alexander Yushchenko, who from the delegation of the Russian parliamentarians visited Syria.
"The Syrian government draws attention to the situation faced by citizens. In the 1st turn, they pay pensions and benefits even for those who resides in the occupied territory. It is technically very hard, but somehow This is implemented in a certain period - once a month transfer the money and they reach people in the country ", - said at a press conference Yushchenko.
the people's Deputy drew a parallel with the situation in Ukraine, " when the Kiev interim government refused to practice from its residents."
The delegation of Russian parliamentarians arrived in Syria, handed over the humanitarian aid (medicines and baby food), met with members of the Syrian Parliament, Prime Minister of Syria Wael Nader al-Khalq and the President of the country Bashar Assad.