Mariupol, Zelensky: “120 thousand civilians trapped”

In Mariupol there are 120,000 civilians trapped because the Russian authorities prevent them from leaving the city. This was stated by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, explaining that he is awaiting a response from Moscow to the “proposals offered” by Kiev to evacuate civilians. Read also according to what the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry wrote on Twitter, “Hundreds of injured Ukrainian civilians, children, defenders are stuck in factory shelters. They have almost no food, water, medicine left. Azovstal is constantly bombed by Russia despite the fact. that a large number of civilians are hiding there. The Ukrainians do not trust Russian troops, they are afraid of deportation, of murder. We need an urgent humanitarian corridor from the Azovstal plant with guarantees of human security. ” “Russia is responsible for its war crimes – writes the Ukrainian ministry – Its authorities know that civilians are being killed. Russia has ruined Mariupol. The invaders have killed and tortured thousands of civilians. They behave like terrorists. Russia must. stop his war crimes, face consequences, need to tighten sanctions, further isolation. “The mayor of Mariupol, Vadym Boichenko, explained at the press conference there are two hundred people waiting to leave the port city, but no buses have yet arrived today . Yesterday 80 people managed to leave. Regarding the civilians present in the Azovstal steel plant, the mayor speaks of estimates that are difficult to make and reports of 300, a thousand people present. Today, however, it is not possible to remove civilians from the plant.