Russian army declares ceasefire in Mariupol to evacuate civilians through humanitarian corridors


In Ukraine, however, they do not trust Russia. People stuck in Mariupol can leave for Zaporizhzhya, with a stopover in Berdyansk.

The Russian Armed Forces have stated that ceasefire in the beleaguered city of Mariupol from 10 a.m. local time (9:00 am in the Basque Country) this Thursday to evacuate civilians through humanitarian corridors. However, Ukraine does not fully trust Russia. The EITB Media correspondent, Mikel Ayestaran, stated in “boulevard” from Radio Euskadi that “we have to be very careful and wait. Mariupol is very important for Russia from a strategic point of view, they want this city yes or yes.”

“The Russian Armed Forces Declare —for humanitarian purposes only— a ceasefire on March 31 from 10 a.m. (local time), “said the head of the Russian National Defense Control Center, Mikhail Mizintsev, as reported by the news agency. Interfax news.

The Additional Humanitarian Corridor is for humanitarian purposes only for the evacuation of civilians and foreigners from Mariupol to Zaporizhzhyawith a stopover in Berdyansk, the Russian news agency TASS reported.

The road between Berdyansk and Mariupol is regularly under fire from Ukrainian military and nationalist battalions.

Ukraine sends 45 buses for Mariupol . evacuation

The Ukrainian government today announced the deployment of 45 buses for the evacuation of Mariupol after confirmation from the International Committee of the Red Cross that Russia remains ready to allow a humanitarian corridor.

The Deputy Prime Minister and Head of Reintegration of the Occupied Territories of Ukraine, Iryna Vereshchuk, has indicated that 28 buses should be allowed to pass through the Russian checkpoint in the city of Vasilievka and that 17 more had left the city of Zaporizhzhya.

“We will do everything possible so that the buses enter Mariupol today and pick up people who have not yet been able to leave the city,” he added, quoted by Ukraine’s Unian agency.

Source: EITB


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