Syrian refugees near Turkey receive aid from Saudi Arabia

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 31, 2013 12:38




Saudi Arabia administered a campaign to assist Syrian refugees near the Turkish border sending 80 thousand tons of aid material that was received at the Atmeh camp, Al Arabiya reported Sunday.

The campaign called "To meet the need" was lead by Saudi Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz in cooperation with with aid organizations in Syria.

The aid cargo consisted of food goods, electric equipment and kitchen materials. 

The items were transferred from their origin point in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, onward to Jeddah on the Red Sea coast. The final leg of transport was to Turkey via the Mediterranean.

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