21:15 18 Aug 2022

Terrorist attack in Olenivka: Guterres informs Zelensky about preparation of UN mission

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has stated about the preparations of a UN special mission to work on establishing the facts of the terrorist attack committed by Russia in Olenivka.

According to the Ukrainian president's press service, this issue was discussed at the meeting of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and President Volodymyr Zelensky in Lviv.

"Antonio Guterres informed about the work on sending a UN mission to establish the facts in Olenivka, where Russia committed a cynical terrorist attack against Ukrainian prisoners of war," the report says.

In his turn, Zelensky proposed including the issue of compliance by the Russian side with the agreements reached in the context of the withdrawal of Ukrainian defenders from Azovstal into the missions' mandate, as well as ensuring the security and rights of all Ukrainian prisoners of war.

In addition, the issue of illegal and forced deportation of Ukrainian citizens to the Russian Federation and the protection of Ukrainians illegally detained in Russia was discussed at the meeting.

As reported, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres are visiting Lviv on Thursday.

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