August 15, 2008
Azerbaijan Sends Humanitarian Aid to Georgia
Text of report by private Azerbaijani news agency APA
Baku, 15 August: Considering medicine shortage in Georgia due to the conflict, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has instructed the Ministry of Health to send humanitarian aid to the neighbouring country.
Humanitarian aid worth about 400,000 manats [493,000 US dollars] and weighing 25 tonnes mainly consists of medicines used in resuscitation, traumatology and surgery.
Other high-quality medicines were also sent to Georgia which currently faces medicine shortage.
Originally published by Azerbaijani news agency APA, Baku, in Azeri 1245 15 Aug 08.
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