Thursday, May 19, 2022



HomeNewsForeign NewsUkraine: UN chief calls for safe passage of civilians from conflict zones

Ukraine: UN chief calls for safe passage of civilians from conflict zones

On Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged for a halt in combat to allow people to flee battle zones in Ukraine, as the UN rights organization (OHCHR) reported 1,123 civilian fatalities since the start of Russia’s armed offensive on the nation.

In a Tweet, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated that it is critical to arrange a break in the violence in Ukraine to allow for the safe departure of civilians from all war zones.

ALSO READ:  Woman Weds Her Long-term Boyfriend To Mark Her 91st Birthday (Photos)

“Also, to ensure that life-saving humanitarian aid, such as the UN supplies that began arriving on Saturday, can move in to help those who remain,’’ he said.

Guterres singled out the cities of Mariupol, Kharkiv and Sumy as examples of hotspots where civilians are at particular risk.

ALSO READ:  Biden Plans To Undo These 4 Trump's Decisions On Day1 Of Resumption

Read Also: Russia-Ukraine war: 306 Nigerians arrive in Abuja from Hungary

Obasanjo would have died if not for God – Segun Showunmi

Attempts to allow some 200,000 civilians to safely leave Mariupol continue to be thwarted, with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reporting “devastating scenes of human suffering” in the city.

ALSO READ:  VIDEO: Nigerians Protest As Police Shot A Nigerian In Ghana

The ICRC reported on Sunday that, whilst their teams remain on standby to help with the evacuation, they need security guarantees in order to operate.



DISCLAIMER
For publication of your news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials, please send a mail to thefreshrepo [email protected]

For Advert and other info, you can send a WhatsApp Message to +2348084076066


How To Make Money On Freshreporters=>https://freshreporters.com/make-money/


Join thousands of readers to receive daily Latest News:

Join our Telegram Group

Like our Facebook Page

Join our WhatsApp Group

Follow Us on Twitter

Join Our FACEBOOK GROUP

Follow Us on Instagram

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel


5 COMMENTS

Most Viewed news

close button