Over 70 Russian kids to be evacuated from Syria in near future

# 11:39
7 February 2020

More than 70 Russian children will be evacuated from Syria in the near future, Russian Presidential Commissioner for Children’s Rights Anna Kuznetsova told reporters on Friday, APA reports citing TASS.

"We can say for sure that preparations are underway to evacuate more than 70 kids in the near future," Kuznetsova pointed out. According to her, Russian experts got access to Syria’s Al-Roj camp and took DNA samples from 21 children.

"As many as 53 kids are expected to return home from the Al-Hol camp, their DNA samples have been collected. Several children are about to arrive in Damascus. These children will return on the next flight because their documents are almost ready," the presidential commissioner specified.