OSCE Chairman: Austria to provide EUR 2 mln in humanitarian aid to people in Donbas

Austria will allocate additional EUR 2 million in humanitarian assistance to the people in eastern Ukraine.

Sebastian Kurz, the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria posted this on his Twitter page.

“Austria provides additional 2 million euros for humanitarian aid to people in eastern Ukraine,” he wrote.

According to the minister, he visited the water filtration plant in Mariupol “which provides clean water for over 400,000 people in Mariupol thanks to the support of ICRC”.

Kurz also wrote that Charitable Organization Caritas Austria plans to provide “medical and health services to people in eastern Ukraine and expects to reach over 1,200 persons in the region”.

As earlier reported, Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz are on an official visit to eastern Ukraine since yesterday.


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