Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap: Zelensky arrives in Boryspil airport

Source : 112 Ukraine

The president of Ukraine will approch the press on the occasion
13:15, 7 September 2019

Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine
President's press service

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky arrived to Boryspil airport. He approached the families of exchanged Ukrainian prisoners and the press; soon, the head of the state will speak to the reporters on the occasion of the prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia. 112 Ukraine TV channel's correspondent reported that while being on the scene.

The plane from Russia is expected to land in Kyiv in the very near future. The press, leaders of Ukraine's law enforcement agencies and families of the released prisoners are there, waiting eagerly.

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As we reported earlier, Russia and Ukraine have agreed on exchange "33 on 33". President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said he hoped for "first results" in the exchange of detainees between Ukraine and Russia soon.

Later, a press secretary of the former Prosecutor General of Ukraine Larysa Sargan reported about the exchange "35 on 35".

Earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated he liked the idea to exchange all the prisoners in Russia and in the occupied territories of Donbas and Crimea. 

Related: Zelensky pardons the persons who may be released and exchanged, - Lawyer

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