Home / News / International / Ukraine Prepares For Further Prisoner Exchange With Russia

Ukraine Prepares For Further Prisoner Exchange With Russia

Ukraine on Friday expressed its readiness for a further prisoner exchange with Russia, Ukrainian President; Volodymyr Zelensky said days after a combined 70 prisoners were exchanged between the sides.

Zelensky said after the release of our political prisoners and sailors, we were preparing new lists and waiting for the next stage of a prisoner exchange.

Read Also: UK Re-introduces Two-year Work Visa For Foreign Students

Zelensky, inaugurated just four months ago, said his top priority was to end the conflict with Russian-supported rebels in eastern Ukraine, near the Russian border.

He said as part of the peace effort, the Ukrainian military had been disengaging troops in certain areas with a continuation of such planned efforts.

“We disengaged troops in the town of Stanytsia Luhanska. There is no shooting. We have started to build a bridge there,“ he said.

Read Also: Soldiers Impregnated Some Of Us, Say Detained Children Linked With Terrorists

Finland currently holds the rotating presidency of the EU, which in recent years, had become a close ally of the former Soviet republic.

“The next stage is the disengagement of forces in Petrivske and Zolote. I think that we will resolve this issue in the coming weeks,“ Zelensky said.

NAN

About Ademola Aderele

Check Also

Agboola Ajayi

Ajayi Gets ZLP Ticket, To Announce Defection This Week

Agboola Ajayi, Deputy Governor of Ondo State, has been cleared by the Zenith Labour Party …

Pastor Impregnates Underage Sisters, Defrauds Their Mother Of N2m

Ebenezer Ajigbotoluwa, the General Overseer of Church of Lord, Olomore in Abeokuta, the Ogun State …

Leave a Reply

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
WhatsApp Newsbreak