Russia Earmarks $10M for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Jordanإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
The Russian government on Thursday earmarked 10 million dollars in aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan that will be paid through the United Nations in the year 2013.
“In 2013, around 10 million dollars will be earmarked as a contribution to the budget of the the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), with around 6.5 million dollars in support for the Lebanese government and around 3.5 million dollars in support for the Jordanian government,” read a resolution issued by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Russia's finance ministry was tasked with coordinating with the foreign ministry on how to transfer the funds to the United Nations.
The Russian foreign ministry was also asked to inform the Lebanese and Jordanian foreign ministries of the resolution.