The red Cross is ready to help find people in the Donbas – MaurerUncategorized March 10, 2017
KIEV. March 10. UNN. International Committee of the red cross is ready to help find people in the conflict zone in the Donbass, important is the establishment of relations between the parties to expedite this process. This was during a press conference on Friday in Kiev, said the ICRC President Peter Maurer, the correspondent of UNN.
“We are ready to facilitate the process of people search. It is necessary to speed up the search on both sides and to establish a relationship to these has accelerated”, he said.
In addition, he said that this year the budget of the ICRC in Ukraine is 60 million dollars. In General, Ukraine has the eighth largest budget in the world, which indicates that the work in Ukraine is a priority for the ICRC, he added.
President Maurer again noted the proposal of the creation of “security zones” to protect important infrastructure.
We will remind, Peter Maurer visited Ukraine 6-10 of March. During the visit, he visited Kiev, Donetsk, Luhansk and the vicinity of the contact line, where he had the opportunity to observe the effects of hostilities on civilian populations. He also met with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and other senior officials of the Ukrainian government and representatives of ORDA.