Ukraine Admitted Russian Cargo as Humanitarian Aid

Minister for Social Policy Liudmyla Denysova signed a decree recognizing the cargo of the International Committee of the Red Cross as a humanitarian aid.

It is reported by the Department of Information and Communication ofthe Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Censor.NET writes.

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"According to Articles 4 and 5 of the Law of Ukraine OnHumanitarian Aid and considering President Poroshenko's initiativeof receiving humanitarian aid as part of the international missionof the ICRC, the cargo is recognized as humanitarian aid," thedocument says. A letter with a list of items of humanitarian aidwas received by the Ministry of Social Policy on August 16, signedby head of the ICRC regional delegation in Russian Federation,Belarus and Moldova Pascal Cuta.

According to the ministry, the cargo includes stew, rice,buckwheat, salt, refined sugar, tea, condensed milk, water, babyfood, sleeping bags, power-suppliers and n on-narcotic drugs. Totalweight is about 1,900 tons. As the letter states, "The recipient ofhumanitarian aid is a mission of the ICRC in Ukraine. The cargowill be transferred to Ukraine by the Red Cross representativesthrough the Donetsk checkpoint of the Rostov region."

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n298338