Strasser: almost 5 million people in Donbass need help
Nearly 5 million people in Ukraine urgently need humanitarian aid, said the Commissioner of the German government on issues of human rights policy and humanitarian aid Christoph Strasser (Christoph Straesser), who visited Tuesday Ukraine.
His message can be found on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs FRG.
"in Ukraine, Nearly 5 million people are in humanitarian emergency. Victims of the confrontation urgently need our help and it is our ethical responsibility to act, and to alleviate their suffering, " said Strasser.
About eleven thousand people who fled areas of fighting, will be provided in Ukraine food and hygiene products, said the Commissioner of the German government. The project is financed by the public authorities and organizations in Germany and Poland. The German foreign office contributed to the Project of 350 thousand euros.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were About 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
June 3 in the area of Marinci has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, became 34. The military has accused the militia in the attack, the same called statements of Kiev speculation. Authorized self-proclaimed republics said that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and the intensity of the attacks increased. The authorities DND and LNR pushing that War had brought heavy weapons to a safe distance, regulated by the Minsk agreements. Read