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Foreign Affairs Ministry to provide humanitarian aid for South Ossetia

Foreign Affairs Minister Ján Kubiš has decided to allocate another Sk2 million (€66,388) in humanitarian aid for civilians affected by the armed conflict in South Ossetia, ministry spokesman Ján Škoda told the TASR newswire on August 27.

Foreign Affairs Minister Ján Kubiš has decided to allocate another Sk2 million (€66,388) in humanitarian aid for civilians affected by the armed conflict in South Ossetia, ministry spokesman Ján Škoda told the TASR newswire on August 27.

The money will come from Slovak Aid resources. The help will be provided in co-operation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and it will apply to approximately 1,500 civilians (250 families). Slovakia has already provided humanitarian aid to Georgia worth Sk5.6 million (€185,886). TASR

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