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The militants fired at the red cross on Donbas

Militants

23:13
Fri, 19 May 2017
Telegraph

Interfax-Ukraine

Photo: Twitter

Machine-gun fire of the place of distribution of humanitarian aid carried out the NFP ORDO with the aim of discrediting the Ukrainian armed forces.

During the humanitarian action on temporarily controlled Kiev territory of Donbass on Friday, militants had fired upon the mission of the International Committee of the red cross (ICRC), reported in the press center of staff ATO.

“May 18, 2017 during a planned distribution of food and hygiene kits in the village of Dolomite in the territory not controlled by the Ukrainian government Pro-Russian mercenaries were fired, the staff of the International Committee of the red cross. Several bursts of gunfire were in close proximity to people and vehicles. Fortunately, nobody suffered”, – is spoken in the message on the page in Facebook headquarters on Friday evening, citing information of the Ukrainian side of the JCCC .

In the press center said that the study of the circumstances and accounting logs violations of the cease-fire showed that the shelling of the red cross was held from NZF ORDO and he was conducted from the territory of the ORDO.

“Machine-gun shelling of the place of distribution of humanitarian aid carried out the NFP ORDO with the aim of discrediting the Ukrainian armed forces, spread panic and fear among the local population and representatives of the ICRC,” said the headquarters.

For humanitarian action, the ICRC may 18, 2017 APU provided written security guarantees. At the same time, from NZF ORDO such guarantees were not provided. The ICRC carried out the issuance of humanitarian aid on their own and at their own risk.

The Ukrainian side of the JCCC strongly condemns the actions of the NFP ORDO and qualifies as a gross violation of international humanitarian law.

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