Ex-President Kuchma: the "Humanitarian" Convoy Will Cross the Border in the Kharkiv Region

The humanitarian aid for Lugansk aimed Russia under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will cross the Ukrainian-Russian border at the customs post in the Kharkiv region.

Former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma told Interfax-Ukraineon Tuesday, Censor.NETreports.

"The Contact Group decided at a session on Monday that thehumanitarian aid will be delivered through Kharkiv region. A routeto Luhansk has been determined as well," he said.

Kuchma emphasized that the "assistance will be carried out underthe auspices of the International Red Cross and the column will beaccompanied by representatives of the OSCE."

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The meeting of the contact group on Monday was held as avideoconference, the representatives of the "DPR" participated init, while the so-called Luhansk People's Republic was notrepresented at the meeting. "Apparently, they are not interested inreceiving this assistance," Kuchma said.

He also noted that not only Russian cargo will be delivered toLuhansk, but also "help of Ukraine, the EU and the UnitedStates."

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"The most important thing is the distribution of this assistance -primarily, hospitals, kindergartens, orphanages, and other needypeople should get the help. The militants should not a piece ofit," Kuchma said, noting that the process of distribution ofassistance will be held in by representatives of the ICRC.

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