MPs from Servant of the People party, foreign journalists come under fire near Svitlodarsk

MPs from Servant of the People party, foreign journalists come under fire near Svitlodarsk

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Members of the Parliament of Ukraine from the Servant of the People faction and foreign journalists, who arrived in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine earlier today, came under fire near Svitlodarsk (57km north-east of Donetsk).

"MPs from the Servant of the People party together with representatives of foreign media visited the positions of Ukrainian forces near Svitlodarsk... At one of the positions, MPs and foreign media representatives came under fire and were evacuated to a shelter," Yulia Paliychuk, spokesperson for the Servant of the People faction, posted on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

According to her, the MPs talked to the military about the operational situation and the aggravation observed in recent days. According to the military, the situation is difficult but completely under control.

The representatives of the Servant of the People handed over a drone, needed to perform missions in the JFO area, to one of the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

As reported, a group of government officials, MPs, and representatives of leading world and Ukrainian media arrived in the Joint Forces Operation area on February 19. In particular, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov, Deputy Prime Minister – Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Iryna Vereshchuk, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security, Defense, and Intelligence Oleksandr Zavitnevych, Chairman of the Servant of the People faction Davyd Arakhamiya , Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Yevhen Moysiuk were among the delegation members.

Photo: Yulia Paliychuk


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