MOSCOW, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Russian humanitarian convoy that had delivered aid to Ukraine's conflict-hit Lugansk region has returned to Russia, local media reported Saturday.
"The Russian humanitarian convoy has left the Ukrainian territory and is on Russian territory," Interfax news agency quoted Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova as saying.
Moscow expected the United States to not only speak about issues concerning Russia's delivery, "but also in favor of an immediate ceasefire by both conflicting parties in Ukraine," she said.
On Friday, the 280-truck convoy entered Ukraine without Kiev's consent and International Committee of the Red Cross employee's escort, triggering fierce condemnation from Kiev as well as serious concerns from major Western countries.
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