118 Ukrainians are still in captivity, - Gerashchenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

418 people are reported missing
21:39, 28 March 2017

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Nowadays there are 118 Ukrainian hostages in the militants' captivity, among them are both military and civilians. This was stated by the representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian subgroup of the Tripartite Contact Group Iryna Gerashchenko on the air of 112 Ukraine.

As Iryna Gerashchenko said, tomorrow the next meeting of all 4 subgroups - humanitarian, political, security, economic - will take place in Minsk.

"Believe me, we, the Ukrainian side, are going to very serious compromises and are ready to take important steps only to free our citizens. Unfortunately, their number increases - 118, because of new hostages among both military and civilians. We have 418 people missing as for today. This is also civil and military, "- said Gerashchenko.

We recall, the adviser to the head of the SBU Yuriy Tandyt in January reported that of the militants' captivity were released almost 3,100 thousand people, and there are still 110 hostages and 490 missing persons in the lists.

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