Assad thanks UAE for 'huge' aid after quake: Syrian presidency

AFP , Sunday 12 Feb 2023

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday thanked the United Arab Emirates for pledging tens of millions of dollars in aid to the quake-hit country, the presidency said in a statement.

Syria quake -- UAE humanitarian aid
Workers unload aid from the United Arab Emirates at the Bassel al-Assad international airport in Syria s Mediterranean port city of Latakia on February 11, 2023. AFP


"The UAE was among the first countries that stood with Syria and sent huge relief and humanitarian aid and search and rescue teams," Assad said during a meeting in Damascus with Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.

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