The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is urging Russia to honor the Minsk peace deal and allow badly needed humanitarian aid into Ukraine.
“Few relief organizations are able to work in the separatist-controlled areas because … the separatists suspended and expelled U.N. and international humanitarian organizations in July,” Ambassador Samantha Power told the Security Council on Friday.
Power said that only a small fraction of the aid needed by 2 million people in southern Ukraine was getting through and that the situation was getting worse because of the cold winter to come.
The ambassador said major fighting had subsided between Ukrainian forces …read more
Source: Voice of America