Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

DENIS PUSHILIN DISCUSSED WITH THE UN COORDINATOR ISSUES OF PROVIDING THE RESIDENTS OF DONBASS WITH HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

26 January 2021
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On Tuesday, January 26, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Denis Pushilin held a meeting with the UN humanitarian coordinator Osnat Lubrani. The event was also attended by the DPR Minister for Foreign Affairs Natalia Nikonorova and the head of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs of the United Nations Ignacio Leon. The meeting was devoted to discussing further prospects for cooperation in the field of humanitarian activities. 

The Head of the Republic paid special attention to the projects of the UN agencies, within the framework of which the health care institutions of the Republic receive substantial support in order to prevent and combat coronavirus infection. 

Denis Pushilin thanked Ms. Lubrani and Mr. Leon for fruitful cooperation in the issue of systematic humanitarian support from the UN to residents of the Republics during almost seven years of the conflict. 

Ms. Lubrani, in turn, confirmed that, despite the additional challenges associated with countering the pandemic, UN agencies and the humanitarian community are ready to continue providing humanitarian assistance to the population of Donbass in 2021.