The Greek-flagged cargo ship "Aghios Rafael" will set sail on Friday afternoon from the port of Salamina for Benghazi, Libya, loaded with 30 tons of Greek humanitarian aid. The humanitarian aid was collected by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff and includes food, medicine and blankets.
Two Foreign Ministry executives will escort the dispatch with is scheduled to arrive in Benghazi in 36-40 hours.
Two Greek Foreign Ministry Hellenic Aid department staff members will accompany the mission, which is expected to reach Benghazi in 36-40 hours from sail.
The aid will be received by the foreign ministry team that is already in Benghazi in cooperation with corresponding EU and UN teams.
Alternate Foreign Minister Spyros Kouvelis will be in Salamina to oversee the departure of the aid.