Ukraine, Russia agree upon six humanitarian corridors for evacuation
Published: Mar 09, 2022 08:51 PM
Ukraine and Russia have agreed upon six humanitarian corridors for the evacuation of civilians, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported on Wednesday, citing Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk.

Vereshchuk said the conflicting sides will cease hostilities to evacuate civilians from Energodar town in southern Ukraine; Sumy city in the northeastern part of the country; Mariupol, Izum and Volnovakha cities in eastern Ukraine; and seven cities and towns around Kiev.

The ceasefire will last from 9:00 a.m. local time (0700 GMT) to 9:00 p.m. local time (1900 GMT) Wednesday, Vereshchuk said.