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Saudi Relief Fleet Leaves for Lebanon | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat- A fleet of 30 trucks left yesterday Saudi Arabia, carrying 660 tons of foodstuffs and medical supplies bond for Lebanon.

Dr Saleh al-Tuweijiri, the acting president of the Saudi red crescent society, said this comes in line with directives of the custodian of the two holy mosques, king Abdullah bin Abdulaziz to send urgent relief assistance to the Lebanese people who are facing destructive Israeli aggression.

He noted that the Saudi Red Crescent has been coordinating with the Red Cross to facilitate the passage of the trucks carrying the Saudi relief assistance.

He pointed out that the relief assistance includes 580 tons of foodstuffs and 80 tons of medical supplies in addition to an ambulance and a shovel.

‘Similar relief caravans will leave for Lebanon within the next few days’, he added.