Lithuania to Allocate €100,000 for ICRC Activity in Ukraine

The Baltic nation continues its history of supporting the Red Cross

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11.12.2019

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At the 33rd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, bing held in Geneva from December 9-12, Lithuania underscored its strong support for the movement and talked about its contribution to the ICRC program in Ukraine, Ukrinform reported.

Andrius Krivas, Permanent Representative the Republic of Lithuania to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, said that Lithuania had decided to allocate €100,000 for the activity of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine.

“The Lithuanian Red Cross Society, which marks its centenary, is one of the oldest non-governmental organizations in Lithuania, and its important contribution to humanitarian aid is needed and greatly appreciated,” Krivas said.

In May, Lithuania allocated €100,000 in humanitarian aid coordinated by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to support the Venezuelan people.

Source Ukrinform
date 11.12.2019
categories Ukraine and the EU
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