Kateryna Tyshchenko – Tuesday, 17 Could 2022, 00:15
The Common Staff members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has stated that the “Mariupol” Garrison had done their fight mission, and device commanders had been requested to help save the life of military personnel.
Resource: Normal Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defence, on Fb
Typical Personnel quotation: “The Mariupol garrison has done its fight mission. Supreme Military Command has purchased the commanders of the models situated at Azovstal to help save the lives of army personnel. An operation is underway to rescue Ukrainian defenders trapped within the plant”.
Specifics: The Standard Staff said that the evacuation of 53 severely wounded troopers began on Monday. They experienced been taken to a health-related facility in Novoazovsk (in CADR – Sure Locations of the Donetsk Area).
“A further 211 defenders experienced been evacuated to Olenivka by way of the humanitarian corridor and then returned to the territory beneath Ukraine’s management through an exchange method,” the statement stated.
The measures aimed at rescuing the defenders who continue to be on Azovstal territory go on.
Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defence, said that the Key Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the National Guard and the Border Guard Services had jointly introduced an operation to rescue the defenders of Mariupol besieged at the Azovstal steelworks.
“Many thanks to the defenders of Mariupol, we have attained essential time to build reserves, regroup forces and receive help from associates. All defenders of Mariupol have concluded the responsibilities given by the command in comprehensive. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to relieve the siege of Azovstal by military services suggests. The most significant prevalent activity of Ukraine and the total globe is to save the life of the defenders of Mariupol,” Hanna Malyar stressed.
On 16 May, the Russian Ministry of Defence stated that an agreement experienced been reached concerning the evacuation of wounded Ukrainian troopers from the besieged Azovstal plant in Mariupol to the Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine.
Afterwards, the commander of Azov Regiment, Denys Prokopenko, mentioned that the defenders of Mariupol had completed their endeavor and that he required to preserve the lives of his subordinates.
In the evening, Reuters documented that buses carrying Ukrainian army personnel experienced remaining the territory of the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol.