The head of the red cross, Poroshenko promised to help with the release of prisoners and to allocate $ 60 million

During the visit in the Swiss Confederation the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with the President of the International Committee of the red cross Peter Maurer. On this day, 19 January, the press service of the Ukrainian President.

Maurer said that in 2017 for humanitarian activities in Ukraine international Committee plans to mobilize more than $ 60 million, and she the ICRC humanitarian operation in our country will be one of the biggest operations of the Committee in the world.

The interlocutors discussed a wide range of issues related to the provision of humanitarian assistance, including in the uncontrolled territories. They also emphasized the importance of unhindered access for the ICRC in the occupied territories for osushestvleniya humanitarian mission.

The President of Ukraine appealed to him to help in release Ukrainians illegally held in the occupied territories in the Donbas, the Crimea and on the territory of Russia. He also urged the Red Cross to actively protect the rights of Ukrainians in occupied Crimea.

The head of the red cross stressed that devoted to the work being done to help the Ukrainians. Peter Maurer praised the restoration of the water supply in the occupied territory.

The two sides agreed on the visit of the President of the International Committee of the red cross in Ukraine in the near future.

Earlier, the United Nations launched a humanitarian response plan for Ukraine in 2017, according to which it will provide financial support for the 3.8 million people in dire need of assistance.




The head of the red cross, Poroshenko promised to help with the release of prisoners and to allocate $ 60 million 19.01.2017

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