"We ask civilians to leave the cities temporarily, because an operation to release the cities and destroy the terrorists will be held there," Lysenko said.
According to him, the Ukrainian troops are ready to help local residents who decide to temporarily leave as much as possible to. "We are ready to provide all available transport to take people from these cities," the speaker said.
Once again he stressed that the Ukrainian army does not and will not shell residential areas. "We do not do what the Russian military did in the Caucasus, we do not destroy the city to the ground to go there and put a flag," Lysenko said.
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