YEREVAN — The first plane delivering humanitarian aid from France, as promised by President Emmanuel Macron, has landed in Yerevan, French Ambassador to Armenia Jonathan Lacôte said on Facebook.

“The first plane delivering humanitarian aid as announced by the President of France has landed in Yerevan. The plane chartered by the Crisis Center of the French Foreign Ministry delivered medical equipment and drugs for strengthening Armenia’s healthcare system capacities, as well as essentials for people displaced from Nagorno Karabakh who are currently in Armenia”, the Ambassador said.

France, a friend of Armenia and Armenian people, is by our side, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in a Twitter post.

The second plane is expected on November 27, French President Emmanuel Macron said as he visited Armenian Fund of France offices on the eve of annual Phonéthon. He said world famous footballer Youri Djorkaeff would deliver the aid to Armenia.

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