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Deputy of the State Duma Natalia Poklonskaya visits Syria

On May 18-21, the Russian delegation headed by Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Natalia Poklonskaya visited Syria. During the Mrs. Poklonskaya met with the Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade of Syria Mohammad Samir Al-Khalil, Deputy Minister of Health Ahmad Khleifawi, Deputy Director of the Medical Support Department of the Ministry of Defense Ammar Suleiman as well as the authorities of the Al-Mujtahid Hospital in Damascus.

The doctors who were part of the delegation examined several dozens of wounded and sick children, 11 of whom were taken to Russia for treatment at medical institutions of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Crimea.

Members of the delegation also visited one of the schools in Daraya (Damascus region), affected by the actions of the terrorists, and presented gifts to the schoolchildren.