An Ilyushin Il-76 cargo jet serving with the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry took off from Moscow at 2.40 a.m. local time today, subsequently shaping course for Kermanshah, Iran. This Il-76 is to deliver humanitarian relief aid for establishing Iraqi-refugee camps on Iranian territory.
This was disclosed at the Emergency Situations Ministry's information department.
The Ministry's planes will deliver tents, beds, blankets and other essentials to Iran.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his speech dedicated to the Day of the Russian Navy, recalled the threats that Russia is currently facing from a number of countries.