Transport convoy with pro-Russian POWs aboard moves to exchange site, - Ukrainian MP

Source : 112 Ukraine

74 Ukrainians are about to be exchanged on 306 members of illegal armed units and supporters of the DNR and the LNR
12:02, 27 December 2017

Iryna Gerashchenko Facebook

The convoy of vehicles that carries 306 supporters of self-proclaimed ‘republics’ approaches the site of the exchange of hostages. Iryna Gerashchenko, the Ukrainian MP and the country’s envoy in the humanitarian subdivision of Minsk talks group posted this on Facebook.

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According to her, herself, Ukrainian ombudswoman Valeria Lutkovska, workers of the SBU, and the Prosecutor General’s Office and other involved officials closely monitor the entire process, as Ukraine and pro-Russian militants will exchange the detained persons. Besides, members of the International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed that they have already managed to talk to the detainees on both sides.  

Related: Ukraine’s state security service to provide safety of Ukrainian hostages during exchange

The exchange is planned for noon.

112 International will be updating the information, following the situation.

Related: Gerashchenko officially confirms detainee exchange on Dec.27

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