Nhat Linh – Khac Long (VTV TV reporter residing in Russia)–Thursday, March 31, 2022 18:15 GMT+7
People evacuate from the Mariupol war zone in Ukraine. (Photo: AP)
This was originally an area where fierce fighting was taking place between the military forces Russia and Ukraine.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the humanitarian corridor evacuate civilians and foreign citizens out of the city of Mariupol began to be opened from 10:00 on March 31 (Moscow time). The Russian side has proposed to carry out humanitarian activities here with the direct participation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Since the beginning of March, the humanitarian corridor from the Mariupol war zone has collapsed many times, both Russia and Ukraine have accused each other of violating the ceasefire. According to the Mariupol government, nearly 160,000 people are still trapped in the city of more than 400,000 people.
Nearly 160,000 people are still trapped in the city of Mariupol. (Photo: AP)
In a phone call with French President Emnmanuel Macron on the evening of March 29, Russian President Putin discussed plans to evacuate civilians from besieged cities in Ukraine, and affirmed that humanitarian issues can be resolved when Mariupol surrendered.
War in Ukraine There is still no sign of cooling down, although both Moscow and Kiev are in the process of negotiating to come to a peace agreement. And at this point, there are only positive statements from the direct talks between Russia and Ukraine that have just taken place in Turkey.
According to Vietnamese representative agencies in Russia and Ukraine, there are about 80 Vietnamese people living in this city. Currently, more than 60 Vietnamese have been evacuated from the war zone in Mariupol, while 17 are sheltering in the city.
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