Ukrainian religious organizations appealed to US President

The initiative of leading religious organizations and the Ukrainian civil society designed to provide humanitarian aid to Ukraine from the United States was launched in Washington.

10 November 2015 10:00

Representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations held a meeting with representatives of the White House and the US State Department, dedicated to the increase of the US aid to Ukraine, in particular, in humanitarian sector.

The participants from Ukraine emphasized the importance of increasing support from the US as counteraction against Russian aggression to overcome its consequences, in particular with regard to internally displaced persons, reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and support for the most vulnerable social groups.

The representatives of the US administration handed a letter addressed to the US President Barack Obama calling for strengthening military, financial and political support, as well as humanitarian aid.

The participants of the meeting agreed to collaborate in implementing this project.