Russia made the call this Sunday Ukrainian forces Leaving the city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine on Monday, just before noon.
“In that case, the organized departure from the city will take place as follows: from 10 am to 12 noon all Ukrainian armed forces and foreign mercenaries without weapons and ammunition (can leave the city) on the agreed route with Ukraine.” Mikhail MijintsevHead of the Russian National Security Control Center.
Migintsev accused Ukrainian “nationalists” of sowing “chaos” and “terrorism” in Mariupol and causing a serious humanitarian catastrophe in the city.
The army chief said Russian forces had not used heavy weapons in the city and that there were no pro-Russian fighters in Donetsk fighting with the Russian army.
At the same time, he promised Ukrainian forces Those who lay down their arms can leave Mariupol “safely and without endangering their lives.”
From noon onwards, humanitarian convoys with food, medicine and basic necessities could enter the city, from Q and from the eastern regions of the country, out of its control.
At the same time, Mizintsev called on international organizations, including the UN and the Red Cross, to send representatives to the city to oversee the evacuation of civilians.
He stressed that locals can freely choose any humanitarian walkway provided by Russia and Ukraine or stay in the city.
The Ukrainian government two days ago acknowledged that there was no possibility of sending military reinforcements to Mariupol.
Olexii Arestovich, an adviser to President Volodymyr Zhelensky, said close forces were involved in more than 100 kilometers or so of other battles.
“Currently there is no military solution for Mariupol. This is not only my opinion, but also the opinion of the military,” he said.