Five commanders of the "Azov" regiment will be in Turkey until the end of the war

Ukrainian News
Muarrir
22 September 2022, 14:29
Muarrir
22 September 2022, 14:29

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that five commanders of the "Azov" regiment will stay in Turkey until the end of the war.

Among them: the commander of "Azov", Hero of Ukraine Denys Prokopenko, his deputy Sviatoslav Palamar, and the acting commander of the 36th separate brigade of marines Serhiy Volynsky.

According to the president, this is foreseen by the agreements reached earlier with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

"Our five commanders, who are released from captivity, will be in complete safety, in comfortable conditions, and under the personal protection of the President of Turkey until the end of the war. Their families will be provided with the opportunity to see them,” the head of state emphasized

The head of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Kyrylo Budanov, and the Minister for Internal Affairs, Denys Monastyrsky, are currently staying with the five "Azovs".

As previously reported by QIRIM.News, As part of the exchange with the Russian occupiers, 205 Ukrainian citizens were freed. 

Also, Ukraine exchanged 10 prisoners of war, which are citizens of other countries for the first time.