693 Ukrainians missing in Donbas - Ukrainian presidential envoy
Ukrainian presidential envoy for the peaceful settlement of the Donbas conflict and Ukrainian representative of the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group, Poroshenko Bloc MP Iryna Gerashchenko says that 693 Ukrainian citizens have been designated as missing in Donbas.
"On the lists today are 693 missing persons – these are both civilians and MIA's, and our task today is to find them," she said at a plenary meeting at the Verkhovna Rada in Kyiv on Wednesday.
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In her words, much effort is being taken now to "launch a real search for the missing."
Ukraine is also pressing for International Committee of the Red Cross representatives' access to occupied territories in eastern Ukraine, she added.