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Red Cross to oversee aid coming into Ukraine

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 01:09

The International Red Cross will oversee the movement and deliver of Russian huamitarian aid as its delivered to hard hit regions. Julie Noce reports.

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Amateur video taken along the Ukraine - Russia border region shows burning buildings and damages to the local airport. The area has seen much of the fighting between rebels and Ukrainian forces who are trying to re-establish central control of the areas. Elsewhere logistics are being made to get relief supplies to hard hit regions. The Red Cross will oversee the movement of Russian humanitarian aid into Ukraine. (SOUNDBITE) (English) HEAD OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS REGIONAL DELEGATION, PASCAL CUTTAT, SAYING: "The two governments, Ukraine and Russia, have now worked together, and we are pleased to observe how closely they have worked together in order to make the paper trail, and the customs and the security inspection of the convoy possible. These points are solved. The rest remains to be done, and this rest is the security guarantees." A turning point may be in the works. Later Sunday, foreign ministers from Ukraine and Russia will meet with their German and French counterparts in Berlin. The United Nations estimates more than two thousand people have died in the clashes that have dragged relations between Russia and the West to their lowest point since the Cold War.

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Red Cross to oversee aid coming into Ukraine

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 01:09