OREANDA-NEWSThe Japanese government will provide Syria humanitarian aid in the amount of $ 4.75 million in connection with the situation in the north-west of the country where Idlib province is located. This was announced on Tuesday by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

According to him, assistance includes food, blankets, tents, as well as financial means to ensure the protection of vulnerable groups. It will be provided through the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the World Food Program. According to estimates by the Japanese government, assistance will reach more than 100 thousand people.

Presidents of the Russian Federation and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Tayyip Erdogan at the talks held on March 5 in Moscow agreed on the introduction of a ceasefire and a number of other measures aimed at resolving the situation in Idlib. The agreements reached by them stipulate that hostilities in this region will cease along the entire line of contact with the entry into force of the ceasefire on March 6.

Starting March 15, the Russian Federation and Turkey will begin joint patrols along the M-4 highway, along which a security corridor will be created. Moscow and Ankara reaffirmed their commitment to preserve the sovereignty of Syria and agreed to continue the fight against terrorism.