Klimkin in Canada states that Russian Federation provokes humanitarian catastrophe in Donbas

Klimkin in Canada states that Russian Federation provokes humanitarian catastrophe in Donbas

An environmental and humanitarian catastrophe arose in Donbas as a result of the actions of the Russian Federation.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said this during the Halifax International Security Forum in Canada, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

"There is a humanitarian and environmental disaster in Donbas now, as a significant number of coal mines is flooded, water and electricity lines become targets of shelling, but Russians do not react because they are involved in smuggling," black "and" gray "operations in the region," Klimkin said.

In his opinion, this should force the international community to increase its pressure on the Russian Federation. "We should exert more political pressure on Russia with more sanctions, but there is no common position on this issue," the minister stressed.

According to him, the hybrid war that Russia is waging against the Western world requires "a coordinated response to counter these threats."


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