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 Red Cross Does Not Know What Exactly Russia Has Sent in a "Humanitarian" Convoy: We Must Understand What Is There by Ourselves

Russia violated an agreement with the Red Cross and sent humanitarian aid to Ukraine without providing a list of the goods onboard the trucks in advance.

Representative of the InternationalCommittee of the Red Cross Andre Loersh said this in an interviewwith Deutsche Welle, Censor.NET informs

"But wehave not received this list so far. This is why we are so surprisedby the news that Russia has nevertheless sent humanitarian aidconvoy. These messages have completely confused us: now we have tounderstand what's going on," he said.

According to Loersh, a telephone conversation of thePresident of the Red Cross with President Petro Poroshenko to beheld on Tuesday in order "to find out what is actually goingon."

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"Thebasic condition for our cooperation with the mission ofhumanitarian aid supplies from Russia is providing us the items ofaid for check. In this case the transfer must be held in theofficial point at the Ukrainian border," Loershexplained.

Headded that it is the organization which determines who should getaid.

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According to the representative of the Red Cross, theorganization is doing everything in order to remain neutral and notto be involved in a conflict.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n297712