Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Iryna Vereshchuk briefed on the current routes of evacuation:
Mariupol - Zaporizhya.
"We have asked for approval of this route and plan to send buses from Zaporizhya to Berdyansk to gather people from Mariupol," said Iryna Vereshchuk. "We will also launch a fuel tanker on the route to refuel private cars."
Borodyanka - Zhytomyr;
Shevchenkovo - Brovary.
"Through these routes, we also plan to deliver humanitarian aid - food and medicine - to the settlements of Hostomel, Bucha, Semipolka, Markivka, Opanasiv," the Deputy Prime Minister added.
Kharkiv - Vovchansk.
"We continue to develop routes for the delivery of humanitarian aid to all besieged and blocked cities. We are also stepping up our efforts to free captured civilians. In particular, Mayor of Dniprorydne Yevhen Matveev, Melitopol District Council Chairman Serhii Priyma, Ivankivka Mayor Tetyana Svyridenko, Shchastyn City Military-Civil Administration Head Volodymyr Tyurin, Skadovsk City Council Secretary Yuriy Palyukh, and also rescuer Oleksiy Danchenko who is on the list and the Red Cross. "
Iryna Vereshchuk said that as of today, the National Information Bureau had been established in accordance with the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War of August 12, 1949.
It is determined that the State Enterprise "Ukrainian National Center for Peacebuilding", which belongs to the Ministry for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, will be a legal entity under public law and will perform the functions of the National Information Bureau.
"Through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we have informed the International Committee of the Red Cross about the establishment of this bureau - we hope that our work will be vitally usefuk and, above all, vitally important for people and families expecting their sons and daughters from captivity," the Deputy Prime Minister underscored.