More than 59,000 Syrians have returned home in Eastern Ghouta, Chief of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria Yuri Yevtushenko said.
“Thanks to the efforts taken by the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties and the Syrian government, as many as 59,003 residents of Eastern Ghouta have returned to their homes from camps for refugees and temporarily displaced people,” Yevtushenko said, TASS reported.
“The reconciliation center is offering all-round assistance to ensure free, unimpeded and safe works of experts of the special mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons,” he noted.
According to Yevtushenko, a total of 2.9 tons of humanitarian cargoes were delivered during the day to the settlement of Kiswah in Damascus province and the settlement of Tell Hassel in Aleppo province.
During the day, as many as 133 Syrians, including 66 children, received medical assistance from Russian military doctors.