Gatilov and the head of the ICRC discussed the situation in Ukraine and in the Syrian Arab Republic
Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Gennady Gatilov on Sunday on the sidelines of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly met with the President of the international Department of the red cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, during which the sides discussed the humanitarian situation in Ukraine and Syria.
"They discussed the humanitarian situation in Ukraine and in the Syrian Arab Republic, as well as the activities of the ICRC in these countries. G. Gatilov said Mr Maurer of the contribution of Russia in the solution of acute issues faced by the population in the regions suffering from acute humanitarian crises, " - said in a statement on the first day of the week the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
it also emphasized that the Russian side gave a "high assessment of the impartial role of the ICRC" also has expressed readiness " to continue their constructive engagement with this organization ".