UN High Commissioner for Refugees to meet IDPs in Donbas

19:08, 23 November 2016

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is set to visit Sloviansk, Kramatorsk and Kharkiv on November 23 – 24.

Grandi says he wants to see with his own eyes how the internally displaced people live. Besides the Commissioner wants to visit the cities that suffered from the conflict in Donbas.

Filippo Grandi has already visited the entry-exit checkpoint between Ukraine and the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” in Mayorsk, Donetsk region. He witnessed constant shelling  by the militants. He also had an opportunity to talk to the IDPs.