On Monday, November 2,
Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with UN Under-Secretary-General
for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Stephen O'Brien.
During the meeting the parties discussed the humanitarian situation in temporarily
occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as
well as issues of relevant protection, satisfying the needs and providing assistance to
internally displaced persons and Ukrainian citizens residing in the ATO area.
According to Stephen O'Brien, the UN and all its
structures support Ukraine and remain a reliable
partner for our state. He evaluated
the efforts of the Government of Ukraine directed to resolving
the current difficult social and humanitarian problems, providing assistance
to the victims and facilitating the
transportation of humanitarian aid
across the delimitation line.
the assistance of the United Nations and relies in the future on
the consolidating of the international
community to render aid to the Ukrainian citizens, who suffered from
the aggression of the Kremlin and became hostages to Russian
terrorists, Arseniy Yatsenyuk accentuated.
The Head of Ukrainian Government called for intensifying
of international pressure on the Russian leadership to
ensure the implementation of the Minsk accords and surmounting
any obstacle put by Russian fighters in an attempt to prevent
the delivery of the Ukrainian and international
humanitarian assistance to our citizens.
Separately the interlocutors
discussed topical issues of the peace settlement process and practical ways
to prolong cooperation.