MASYAF (Sputnik) — The aid included individual food packages, canned fish and meat, flour, pasta and cereals.
"Some 2,000 refugees from Aqrab are accommodated in Masyaf… In total, we have delivered 6 tonnes of food," Col. Sergei Ivanov told reporters, adding that 400 people had received the aid so far.
Muhammad Sheikh Ali, a representative of the Masyaf authorities, thanked Russia for supporting Syria in the fight against international terrorism, as well as for humanitarian assistance.
Syria has been mired in civil war since 2011, with government forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad fighting numerous opposition factions and extremist groups.
Last week, Russian servicemen delivered 16 metric tons of humanitarian aid to the Hama province.