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 Luhansk and Donetsk Liberation from Terrorists Is a Matter of Several Weeks - Azov Battalion Commander

Freeing Luhansk and Donetsk from terrorists is a complex operation that may take several weeks.

Azov Battalion commander Andrii Beletskyistated this at a briefing in Kyiv today, Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.

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According to him, it is too early to speak of the completeencirclement of these cities but, nevertheless, the terrorists havejust some extremely narrow corridors, through which they can obtainweapons and manpower.

"Theyare already experiencing the lack of manpower and munitions inDonetsk," Beletskyi said. "As for the capture of the city with morethan a million people population, it's not a painless procedurebecause humanitarian corridors need to be created to evacuatecivilians. It is impossible to dedicate their liberation to anydate like the Independence Day for instance. This is the mostcomplicated of military operations and may require weeks. It willbe a hard operation but we will cope with it," Beletskyisaid.

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Speaking about the Azov battalion coordination withother ATO forces, Beletskyi said that now there is an improvementin communication, in particular, there is much less bureaucraticrunaround and certain issues are solved on the spot.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n297573