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U.N. chief speaks with Ukraine president, says U.N. to boost aid

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U.N. chief speaks with Ukraine president, says U.N. to boost aid
U.N. chief speaks with Ukraine president, says U.N. to boost aid   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022

UNITEDNATIONS – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Saturday, telling him the world body plans to “enhance humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine”, a U.N. spokesperson said.

“He informed the President that the United Nations would launch on Tuesday an appeal to fund our humanitarian operations in Ukraine,” the U.N. spokesperson said in a statement.

U.N. aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Friday that more than $1 billion will be needed for aid operations in Ukraine over the next three months as hundreds of thousands of people are on the move after Russia invaded its neighbor.