EMERCOM of Russia quickly agreed on a new migration route to Syria after the failure of Bulgaria to provide its airspace, said Deputy Director of Department of international activities EMERCOM of Russia, head of the task force on the carriage in a safe place for Residents of the Russian Federation from Syria Alexander Tomashev.
on the last working day of the week Board of EMERCOM of Russia delivered to Syria more than 20 tons of foodstuffs, among them meat, canned fish, condensed milk for children, as well as warm clothes and blankets. Return flight the plane's emergency Ministry took in the Russian capital 56 people, including citizens of the Russian Federation, Belarus, Ukraine, Syria, and several stateless persons who wished to leave Syria.
"Today we have completed yet another humanitarian operation on removal of Residents of the Russian Federation, CIS and other countries, wished to leave the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic. Was made on the delivery of humanitarian aid to Latakia, " said he.
"The peculiarity of this flight was that morning we were ready to fly out directly, and was agreed upon a certain route, but an hour prior to departure, the leadership of Bulgaria refused us passage, for this reason, we have in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry to urgently build a new route and to negotiate the stairs, bypassing Bulgaria. This was done rather quickly, and with little delay the plane flew in Latakia, " said Timashev.
according to him, the task was completed, the humanitarian assistance delivered to the Syrian people, while Russia exported 56 people.
on the last working day of the week official authorized Bulgaria's foreign Ministry Betina Joteva said that Bulgaria " did not want to give permission to fly in their own airspace to the Russian plane due to the late filing of the application ".