Secretary-General of United Nations Ban Ki-moon calls on the parties to the conflict in Ukraine provide a safe corridor for travel settlers from the area of counter-terrorism operations.
This is stated in the press center of the UN.
A spokesman for UN Secretary General Stefan Dyuzharrik said that Ban Ki-moon concerned about reports of an attack on a group of internal migrants who were trying to leave the region of Lugansk.
“UN chief called on all parties to respect the rules of the status of internally displaced persons and refugees, and to provide safe passage to anyone who tries to leave the war zone. This tragic incident points to the urgency of establishing the ceasefire and find a diplomatic solution,” – he said.
Dyuzharrik added at the request of Ban Ki-moon this week in Ukraine deputy secretary general will leave for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman.
Recall that in the morning on August 18 in Lugansk region, terrorists fired on a convoy of civilians with mortars and “Grad” near Luhansk. According to the National Security Council, the victims were firing dozens of people.
According to the UN, through continuous shelling from Donetsk and Lugansk five days from 10 to 15 August gone almost 22 thousand people.