Olga Denisova. Zam. the Secretary-General of the United Nations on humanitarian problems Stephen O " Brien said that the authorities of Luhansk national Republic has ordered foreign humanitarian organizations, which have previously been denied accreditation, to leave the region.
"I'm concerned about the fact that the de facto authorities in the East of Ukraine has obliged UN agencies in Lugansk to stop operations and leave the areas by 25 September. It was after the rejection of applications to UN agencies and international non-governmental organizations working in Lugansk, has been denied approval of applications, " - said in a statement released by the Deputy Secretary General.
first Deputy head of the Council of Ministers of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic Vasily Nikitin said that the authorities LNR due to revealed violations denied accreditation in the Republic ten of eleven applicants of foreign humanitarian organizations.
in the list were non-accredited " Doctors without borders ", " People in trouble ", " the Norwegian Union ", international Committee of the red cross (ICRC) was the only foreign non-profit humanitarian organization accredited by the FSC.
About " 'brien also told About difficulties of work of humanitarian agencies in Donetsk people's Republic." I am seriously concerned about the situation with the registration of international non-governmental organizations in Donetsk ", - he said. The Secretary General said that DND until now not made a decision regarding future activities, the work of UN agencies was suspended.
"Ostrovka in practice all humanitarian programmes in Lugansk and Donetsk in mid-July threatening the lives and prevents the most vulnerable, including women, children and elderly to gain access to basic services. It affected the lives of nearly 3 million People ", - reported in circulation. According to O " Brien failed to deliver about 16 thousand tons of primary humanitarian aid.
About " Brian tried to convince the authorities of the DPR and LPR to provide quick and unimpeded humanitarian access, resuming the activities within the UN agencies.