Iryna Vereshchuk: “As of April 17, we are not opening humanitarian corridors, but we are doing all our best to make it work as soon as possible”
The Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said that today, on April 17, humanitarian corridors will not work because there is no agreement with the occupiers on a ceasefire.
“As of this morning, April 17, we have not been able to agree with the occupiers on a ceasefire on the evacuation routes. That is why, unfortunately, we are not opening humanitarian corridors today. We are making every effort to re-establish the humanitarian corridors as soon as possible” – said the Deputy Prime Minister.
Iryna Vereshchuk also stressed that Ukraine has repeatedly demanded that the occupiers, through relevant international structures, to open a humanitarian corridor for the evacuation of people from Mariupol, as well as open a special corridor for the evacuation of wounded soldiers.