Authorized international Department of the red cross public Affairs Ashot Astracan confirmed the participation of the Department in the negotiations of the contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine.
first representative of the President of Ukraine on the peaceful settlement in the East Irina Gerashchenko reported that Authorized international Department of the red cross next week will start to work of the contact group on settling the situation in Donbas. She clarified that the Commissioners of the Department will participate in the search and identification of missing persons and to assist in the control and the legitimate transfer of aid from international humanitarian missions.
"We accepted the invitation and confirm your readiness to help in the consultations on the negotiations, "said Astracan" Donetsk news Agency ".
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 began more than 6, 4 thousand people.
the international Committee of the red cross (ICRC) is a humanitarian organization operating in the world. The task of the ICRC is assisting the wounded, sick and prisoners of war during armed conflict, assistance to victims of natural disasters. Basic principles - humanity, impartiality, voluntary service, unity and universality.