Iran Air Force ready to airlift more aid to Rohingya refugees

September 19, 2017 - 10:3

TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) on Monday announced readiness to airlift another humanitarian consignment to Bangladesh for the displaced Rohingya people, ISNA reported.

In a statement, the IRIAF said its Boeing 747 will deliver another shipment containing food, medical and sanitary items to the Rohingya Muslims.

On Saturday, Iran sent a 40-ton humanitarian aid to Bangladesh, where tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are stranded after fleeing the ongoing violence and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.

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