Russia to open humanitarian corridors from Mariupol

Moscow, March 21 ( /Xinhua) Humanitarian corridors from Ukraine’s Mariupol will be opened from 10 am (local time) on Monday, Mikhail Mizintsev, head of the Russian National Defense Control Center said. Up to 130,000 civilians, including 184 foreigners from six countries, are “currently held hostage in the city,” the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement, citing the official. “In order to save human lives and preserve the infrastructure of Mariupol … Russia will open humanitarian corridors from Mariupol in the eastern and western directions upon the agreement with the Ukrainian side from 10 am (local time) tomorrow, on March 21,” Mizintsev said on Sunday. Russian forces and Donetsk’s ts will “declare a ‘complete silence regime’ and guarantee its observance from 9:30 am (local time),” he added. Russia is waiting for Kiev’s response to the proposed measures until 5 am (local time) on Monday, according to the official. /XINHUA PRT

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