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Russia says Mariupol humanitarian corridor will operate on 31 March

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 09:30
Russia says Mariupol humanitarian corridor will operate on 31 March

Roman Petrenko – Thursday, 31 March 2022, 09:30

Two humanitarian corridors had been agreed for 31 March: from Melitopol and Enerhodar, and, according to the Russian side, a humanitarian convoy will be allowed to go to Mariupol via Berdiansk.

Source: Iryna Vereshchuk, Minister of the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories

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According to Vereshchuk: "At night we received a message from the ICRC [International Committee of the Red Cross] that the Russian Federation has confirmed its readiness to open access to a humanitarian convoy which will travel to Mariupol through Berdiansk.

We are sending 45 buses to Mariupol.

28 buses now have to obtain a permit to pass through the Russian checkpoint in the city of Vasylivka."

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Details: 2 humanitarian corridors have been agreed:

  • for the delivery of humanitarian aid to and the evacuation of people from the city of Melitopol,
  • for the passage of a convoy of people in their own transport from the city of Enerhodar to Zaporizhzhia.

People travelling in their own vehicles will be able to join the humanitarian convoys when they evacuate civilians from Mariupol and Melitopol to Zaporizhzhia.

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