Ukraine’s foreign ministry says Russian shelling prevents evacuation, aid deliveries

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Ukraine’s foreign ministry says Russian shelling prevents evacuation, aid deliveries
Ukraine’s foreign ministry says Russian shelling prevents evacuation, aid deliveries   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">LVIV</span>, Ukraine – Russian shelling is preventing the evacuation of civilians from Kyiv, Mariupol, Sumy, Kharkiv, Volnovakha and Mykolayiv, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday.</p> <p>“This prevents the safe passage of humanitarian columns with Ukrainian and foreign citizens, as well as the delivery of medicines and food,” it said in a statement.</p> <p>The ministry called on foreign leaders to force Russia to observe a ceasefire to prevent what it said could be a humanitarian catastrophe.</p> <p/> </div>