Switzerland has sent two humanitarian convoys into the area of military conflict in Donbas containing medication and chemical substances for water purification, reports press service of the Swiss embassy in Ukraine.
A train with chemical substances set off to Donetsk on Sunday morning. This is the first time a humanitarian convoy has been sent via railway.
Other products, including medication, have been sent to Donetsk via trucks.
The second convoy, consisting of 14 trucks containing 245 tons of chemical substances for water purification has been sent to Krasnoarmiisk.
The convoys are being accompanied by Swiss representatives from the Directory of Development and Cooperation of the humanitarian department at the Swiss embassy in Kyiv.