Zelensky, UEFA president discuss release of athletes captured by Russia

Zelensky, UEFA president discuss release of athletes captured by Russia

Ukraine is counting on UEFA's assistance in ensuring the release of Ukrainian athletes captured by Russian invasion forces.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote of his talks with UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.

"Had a phone conversation with @UEFA President #Čeferin. Thanked for the solidarity with Ukraine, for the principled position and for the support in the @upl_official restart. We also count on UEFA's assistance in the liberation of captured Ukrainian athletes," Zelensky tweeted.

According to President Zelenskyi, since the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Russia has captured more Ukrainian military servicemen than Ukraine has Russian ones.

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