International Committee of the red cross welcomes the decision of the authorities of the self-proclaimed Luhansk And Donetsk people's republics to allow access of the employees to the region, with the Committee until it will not increase the composition of the mission, said Last news Director of the regional office of ICRC in the European Union And Central Asia Laurent Korba.
"in Ukraine We now have the best access. Operates the ceasefire, the fighting abated, which means that the military phase (of the conflict) comes to an end And it is time political stage. And that this means that we (humanitarian organizations) has the opportunity to be provided with more access. We observe that we need people (on the ground) And can satisfy more requests - for food, water And so on, " said Korb following the visit of the ICRC delegation in the Russian capital.
"The authorities of Donetsk And Lugansk are doing, As they are needed. But I explained that they made the ICRC, they gave the green light to the presence of our employees, And we're glad We had the opportunity to work in full for the protection And security of people, " said Korb in response to the question, How can he comment on the actions of the authorities of the self-proclaimed republics of Donbas for international humanitarian organizations.
According to corbaz, the ICRC is currently increasing the number of transport to work in the field, " to be able to supply more people." However, as long as the organization will not extend the mission.
"(Now in the Donbas is) about 400 workers. At this stage this figure will remain so, because We expected that when they give us the opportunity to work (in the region), currently this permission is, And We work, " said Korb.
The ICRC is currently conducting humanitarian operations in the conflict area in the South-East of Ukraine, And cooperates with the authorities of the self-proclaimed DND AND LNR. As before said Last news authorized organization, only last week the red cross Workers brought in DND more than 80 tons of humanitarian aid.