“I’m happy for the return of our four citizens after many years of captivity in Libya. I’m thankful to our diplomats and foreign intelligence for four more saved Ukrainians,” he wrote.
The state of security deteriorated in Libya in 2017, as the activity of terrorist organizations increased. Sea vessels are systematically detained in the country. Last may, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry called on people to abstain from trips to this country.
On Jan. 13, a Ukrainian doctor was released from captivity in Libya.