The Humanitarian Aid Center of the Russian Federation in Ukraine said that the Russian side will announce a ceasefire as of 10 a.m. Moscow time on March 8 in Moscow, and is ready to secure humanitarian corridors in Ukraine.
According to the HCLU, the statement states that “in agreement with the Ukrainian side” there will be free access for civilians from Kyiv and neighboring settlements to Russia and through Belarus to Hummel. In addition to opening humanitarian corridors
- From Chernivtsi to Belarus,
- From the city of Sumy on two roads to Poltava and Russia,
- From Kharkiv to Russia or Lviv, Uzhgorod and Ivano-Frankivsk.
- From Mariupol on two routes to Russia and Zaporozhye.
UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in a statement that UN staff also held their first meeting with officials from the Russian Defense Ministry on Monday to continue coordinating humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.
He said the meeting participants “agreed to increase cooperation to enhance humanitarian, civilian and military coordination to help provide immediate assistance to people in need in Ukraine.”
Russian-Ukrainian peace talks were held on Monday third round An adviser to the head of the Ukrainian presidential office also said that the main issue is the opening of humanitarian corridors. He also stated that negotiations will continue, with a focus on the ceasefire and security guarantees. So far, there are no results that would significantly improve the situation.
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