Ukraine’s MFA addresses protest note to Moscow regarding 96th Russian humanitarian convoy

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ministry regards the sending of a humanitarian convoy to Donbas as a violation of Ukraine's sovereignty
10:55, 20 December 2019

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine addressed a note of protest to Russia because of Moscow's 96th humanitarian convoy that had been sent to Donbas. A corresponding message was published by Ministry’s Press Secretary Kateryna Zelenko on her Twitter page.

"Responding to another Russia's violation of Ukraine's sovereignty - sending a so-called "humanitarian convoy" to temporarily occupied areas of Ukrainian Donbas, a note of protest was addressed to Russian side," Zelenko said, adding the hashtag #StopRussianAggression.

Related: Donbas war took 14,000 lives and forced relocation of 1,5 million people, - Ukraine’s MFA

As we reported earlier, The Red Cross International Committee (ICRC) sent one truck with humanitarian aid to the uncontrolled territory of Donbas. This was reported on the website of the State Border Service of Ukraine.

"Yesterday, one truck with humanitarian aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross followed to the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine through the Novotroitske checkpoint. 7.88 tons of medicines, medical supplies and medical equipment were sent to residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions," the report says.

Related: UN donates almost 160 tons of humanitarian aid to Donbas

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