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Azerbaijan sends 100 tons of humanitarian aid to Rohingya Muslims - UPDATED

The Azerbaijani government has sent 100 tons of humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who are suffering from the ongoing mass violence in Myanmar, APA reports quoting a joint statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan.

 

The humanitarian aid will be sent under the instruction of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

 

The humanitarian aid will be delivered to Bangladesh, where Rohingya Muslims found temporary shelter.

 

The humanitarian aid weighing 100 tons includes 20 tons of sugar, 10,000 litres of corn oil, 10,000 liters of sunflower oil, 10,000 tons of condensed milk, 10,000 tons of canned beef, 10 tons of pasta, 10 tons of vermicelli and 20 tons of flour.

 

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The Azerbaijani government will send humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who are suffering from the ongoing mass violence in Myanmar.

 

The humanitarian aid will be sent under the instruction of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev

 

The humanitarian aid will be delivered by SilkWay Airlines to Bangladesh, which temporary sheltered Rohingya Muslims. 

 

Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Faig Taghizade said that the humanitarian aid weighing 100 tons includes 20 tons of sugar, 10,000 litres of corn oil, 10,000 litres of sunflower oil, 10,000 tons of condensed milk, 10,000 tons of canned beef, 10 tons of pasta, 10 tons of vermicelli and 20 tons of flour.

 

Violence erupted in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on Aug. 25 when the country’s security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya Muslim community, which resulted in the death of a large number of Muslims. It triggered a fresh influx of Muslims towards neighboring Bangladesh.

 

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The Azerbaijani government will send humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who are suffering from the ongoing mass violence in Myanmar, the Ministry of Emergency Situations told APA.

 

The humanitarian aid, which includes daily necessities and food, will be sent under the instruction of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

 

The humanitarian aid will be delivered by SilkWay Airlines to Bangladesh, which temporary sheltered Rohingya Muslims.  

 

Violence erupted in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on Aug. 25 when the country’s security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya Muslim community, which resulted in the death of a large number of Muslims. It triggered a fresh influx of Muslims towards neighboring Bangladesh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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