Red Cross plans to provide 60 mln dollars in humanitarian aid to Ukraine in 2017

Red Cross plans to provide 60 mln dollars in humanitarian aid to Ukraine in 2017

In the course of the visit to Switzerland, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer.

This has been reported by the press service of the Head of State.

Peter Maurer informed that the ICRC planned to mobilize over 60 million dollars for humanitarian needs of Ukraine in 2017. And the humanitarian operation of the ICRC in our country will become one of the biggest operations of the Committee in the world.

The parties discussed a wide spectrum of issues related to the provision of humanitarian aid, including the uncontrolled territories. They also emphasized the importance of unhindered access of the ICRC to the occupied territories for the implementation of the humanitarian mission.

The President asked Peter Maurer to facilitate the issue of liberation of Ukrainians illegally detained in the occupied territories in Donbas, Crimea and in Russia. Peter Maurer praised the restoration of water supply to the occupied territories.


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