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 Poroshenko and Savchenko scheduled several meetings on further joint actions, - Tseholko

During a meeting with Nadiia Savchenko, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stressed the importance of her trip to Europe.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was stated by president's press secretary Sviatoslav Tseholko on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"The president spoke about the importance of a trip abroad in order to tell the world the truth about situation in Russia, the truth about her, that she was abducted, about the unlawful conviction," he said.

Tseholko also noted that the president had scheduled several meetings with Savchenko on their further joint actions.

"She grew weary today. It was a true special operation to release her since I and Iryna Herashchenko did not know all the details when we were departing. We were also prohibited to disclose any details," he explained.

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Tseholko also added that there was fear of attempts to disrupt the exchange by the Russian side.

"When the Russian media spread information that the president's plane had landed, we took this as a way to disrupt the operation, because Nadiia's convoy stopped for half an hour on its way to the airport. They said there was some delay. The most important thing is that she is home.

"The president will do his best to ensure that Afanasiev and Soloshenko will be next, as well as other political prisoners held in the Russian Federation and those who were taken prisoner by the terrorists in the Donbas," he said.

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