President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and President of the European Council Charles Michel talked with representatives of international humanitarian missions at “Shchastya” checkpoint.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Charles Michel inspected the mobile Administrative Services Center donated under the UN Development Program. The mobile center allows for the provision of quality service to people who cannot get to the stationary ASC buildings. In particular, to elderly residents of frontline settlements.
"We got it thanks to our humanitarian partners. Such centers can provide services to people on the ground," Deputy Prime Minister - Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksiy Reznikov stressed.
Representatives of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) stressed the importance of social adaptation of internally displaced persons from the temporarily occupied territories.
The staffers of the mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross spoke about humanitarian initiatives to protect the elderly living on the line of delimitation.
Representatives of the Danish Demining Group and HALO Trust, which take care of demining, thanked the President of Ukraine for signing the law on mine action. According to them, this document will speed up demining work and help reduce the number of victims of mine explosions. Representatives of the organizations called for continued implementation of legislation on demining.
Representatives of the OSCE SMM told Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Charles Michel about the peculiarities of work in Donbas and demonstrated the Mission's technical capabilities - special vehicles and drones.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Charles Michel thanked the humanitarian missions for their activities in eastern Ukraine.
"We highly appreciate the work of humanitarian missions on the line of delimitation. You provide invaluable assistance in the implementation of our peace initiatives and support the civilian population. It is your initiatives that save lives in the difficult conditions of the frontline Donbas," the President of Ukraine emphasized.