UN: Nearly 1 million people displaced due to fighting in Donbas

12:05, 13 November 2014
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The number of people displaced from eastern Ukraine due to the conflict there has increased to nearly one million, UN Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs, Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen has said.


Toyberg-Frandzen gave the figure during a meeting of the Security Council of the United Nations in New York, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

"Almost a million people have been displaced due to the conflict in Ukraine and neighbouring countries," Toyberg-Frandzen said.

He also added that the humanitarian organizations are enhancing their presence in response to growing need in Ukraine.

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