to the difficult humanitarian and social situation in Donbas, the President
of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took the initiative to
send to Luhansk region international humanitarian aid. In addition to
cargoes, prepared by the Ukrainian side, the mission will include an
international component, in particular, the humanitarian aid provided by the
International Red Cross Committee, the U.S., the EU and Russia.
delivery of humanitarian cargo will be carried out in compliance with
Ukrainian legislation and international law, and pursuant to the approaches
applied by the International Red Cross Committee and fully supported by
Ukraine and the entire global community. Logistic support of the
International humanitarian mission, in particular the delivery and
distribution of it will be provided by representatives of the International
Red Cross Committee and Ukraine. It is important that the humanitarian
assistance will be distributed exceptionally among the civil population of
Luhansk region who have long been suffering from the actions of illegal armed
groups and terrorism.