Neil Walker



Ukraine news: the UN expressed concern over the shelling of the Donetsk filtering station.

With the aim of preventing a humanitarian crisis in Donetsk region due to the termination of the water supply is urgently needed to ensure the safety of workers in water filtration stations, fired on Tuesday.

With such a demand was made on Thursday, the UN resident Coordinator in Kiev, Neal Walker, said the news website of the United Nations.

“The UN representative demanded to ensure the smooth operation of the Donetsk filtering station, stressing that she cannot function without the participation of technical experts”, – stated in the message.

This is not the first such incident at the plant, recalled in the Organization. So, March 14 Neal Walker with the conviction responded to the shelling of the bus with employees of the Donetsk filtering station, and the truck carrying the chemicals required for water treatment .

As noted in the UN, this time the station obviously will not resume work until, employees will be presented with security guarantees from all sides.

Civilians are the main victims of the four-year armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine, said the UN. “Millions of Ukrainians, who are in the zone of active hostilities, as well as families that have been displaced have lost all hope of a peaceful life under normal conditions,” the statement reads.

We will remind, in Donetsk stopped filtering station after 17 April, five of its employees received gunshot wounds. As a result, about 345 thousand people on both sides of the contact line are faced with irregular supply of water