Azerbaijan dispatches humanitarian aid to Ukraine's Dnieper
The government of Azerbaijan has dispatched 20 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine's Dnieper, mayor of the city Boris Filatov said.
Filatov expressed gratitude to the Azerbaijani Ambassador Elmira Akhundova and the people of Azerbaijan, noting that Dnieper, as a city where a large Azerbaijani community lives, will always remember this support.
Chairman of the Country Defense Fund charity Natalia Kostyuchenko also expressed gratitude in this regard.
"We are sincerely grateful to the embassy and the people of Azerbaijan for this assistance," she added.
The embassy noted that Azerbaijan had already delivered to Ukraine over 1,000 tons of extremely important humanitarian aid since the military conflict.
On February 27 and March 12, 2022, a total of nearly 520 tons of humanitarian aid consisting of medicines, medical supplies, instruments, and equipment, as well as food products, with a total amount of AZN21.5 million (more than €11.5 million) was sent to Ukraine on the orders of Azerbaijan's leadership.
On April 21, another humanitarian aid with a total weight of more than 170 tons was sent to Ukraine. The aid included medicines and medical supplies worth AZN3.37 million ($1.98 million), as well as food products worth AZN1million ($590,000).