Church and Russian Health Ministry to Chair the Program of Helping Syrian Children team | 19 June 2018

Moscow, June 18, Interfax – The Russian Orthodox Church announced launching joined program with the Health Ministry on rehabilitation of children who suffered injuries from military actions in Syria.

“We initiate a program, we called it Let us save Children Together. This project will be realized jointly with our leading medical institutions, with our Health Ministry with participation of the Foreign Ministry,” head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion told the journalists.

According to the hierarch, “our joined task is to extend help to victims of the war in Syria, first of all, children who lost their arms and legs, who need treatment and rehabilitation.”

“We hope that with the help of this program we will invite to Russia from seven to ten children, and in prospect event more, and help them in rehabilitation,” the metropolitan said.

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