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 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 of the 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 On Humanitarian Aid and considering President Poroshenko's initiative of receiving humanitarian aid as part of the international mission of the ICRC, the cargo is recognized as humanitarian aid," the document says. A letter with a list of items of humanitarian aid was received by the Ministry of Social Policy on August 16, signed by 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, baby food, sleeping bags, power-suppliers and n on-narcotic drugs. Total weight is about 1,900 tons. As the letter states, "The recipient of humanitarian aid is a mission of the ICRC in Ukraine. The cargo will be transferred to Ukraine by the Red Cross representatives through the Donetsk checkpoint of the Rostov region."

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