Last year Azerbaijan provided humanitarian assistance to Burundi refugees and population suffering from the crisis in Yemen

Last year Azerbaijan provided humanitarian assistance to Burundi refugees and population suffering from the crisis in Yemen
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"Last year with the support of the Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA), eye examinations of more than 20,000 people, cataract surgeries of about 8,000 people and professional training for 26 local ophthalmologists were held in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger, Togo, the Comoro Islands and Guinea-Bissau", reflected in the Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the results of the year of 2019, APA reports.

"At the same time, in response to the request of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, our country provided humanitarian assistance to Burundi refugees and in response to the letter of the UN Secretary General, humanitarian assistance provided to the population suffering from the crisis in Yemen, as well as the humanitarian assistances were provided to the population suffering from the natural disaster in Iran and the earthquakes in Albania", noted in the press release.

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