Three British nationals who recently traveled to Ukraine The start of a special military operation of the Russian Federation, can be found on the territory of the Azovstal plant in Mariupol. This was written in the newspaper on Sunday, May 15. daily express.
The publication refers to a British volunteer who was injured during the fighting in the Donetsk region and was taken to Lviv for treatment. He claims that all four had previously served in the British Armed Forces and allegedly went to Ukraine together.
“The three men in the foundry served in the British army. I know that two of them served in Afghanistan,” he said.
He added that he and his acquaintances were sent to different parts of the country shortly after arriving in Ukraine. According to him, he last received text messages from them in April complaining about the harsh conditions and lack of ammunition in Azovstal.
The situation in Azovstal
In this context, the First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council International Relations Committee, Vladimir Dzhabarov, warned Turkey against “aiding the militants” in Azovstal.
Earlier, Ibrahim Kalyn, the official representative and chief adviser of the President of Turkey, said that his country is ready to evacuate the wounded by sea from the Azovstal metallurgical plant in Mariupol. He noted that the evacuees will leave the factory’s territory and be taken to the port of Berdyansk, where they will be delivered to Istanbul by ship. According to him, Moscow did not accept these conditions.
“Turkey did not accept any sanctions against Russia. Turkey is ready to accept Russian citizens during the summer holidays. It is one of our main partners in the Middle East. I believe that Turkey should not interfere in the Azovstal issue and should not damage its reputation.
Turkey does not intervene in the special operations of the Russian Federation in Ukraine. It’s just making suggestions. He is not officially involved in any major charity.
They sold Bayraktara drones to Ukraine. We turned a blind eye to this, but we do not ignore that Turkey continues to supply. But here I do not see any interference, ”Dzhavarov said in an interview with the portal ura.ru. The senator also claims that there are no more civilians in Azovstal. “The militants need to raise the white flag, we will deliver the wounded to the hospital. Those who are not injured and those who try to escape will be taken to the detention center to begin the investigation process. I think this issue only concerns Russia,” he said.
In response, the leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, asked the Turkish president not to facilitate the evacuation of wounded soldiers from Azovstal territory. In particular, he claims that members of the Azov battalion are known for their regular statements that “denigrate great Islamic values and ridicule Islam in general.”
“I appeal to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Do not let your help be deceived by criminals who want to avoid trial and deserved punishment,” Kadyrov wrote on his Telegram channel.
Russia has been conducting a special military operation in Ukraine since February 24, 2022. On April 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a meeting with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, described the attack on the Azovstal plant in Mariupol as inappropriate and ordered the military to block the industrial zone and ordered it to be cancelled. On May 4, Shoigu reported that the remnants of the Ukrainian military group were safely intercepted along the entire perimeter of Azovstal, and the Russian Armed Forces continued to try to persuade them to lay down their arms and release the civilians.