Experts of the United Nations on humanitarian problems, which in the beginning of 2014 the forecast for the development of the situation in the South-East of Ukraine, did not expect such a strong aggravation of the situation and considered the scenario of armed conflict in the Donbas is unlikely, said the head of the regional office of the United Nations office for the coordination of humanitarian Affairs in the Caucasus, Central Asia and Ukraine, Marcel Wassen.
the Commissioner of the UN on Thursday took part in a meeting of Directors of educational institutions and rescue services of the CSTO countries, held in the capital of Russia on the base of Academy of state fire service of EMERCOM. During the event He spoke with a lecture before the Russian and foreign students, answered their questions, as well as among them regarding the humanitarian situation in Ukraine.
He revealed that after the events on the Maidan went to Ukraine in early March to create a "backup plan of action" and to prepare scenarios that are able to occur in the country in the future.
"Our unit had no relation to Ukraine, we have worked in countries of Asia and the Caucasus, but we were asked, as Russian-speaking, to go and help