UK PM Liz Truss welcomes release of British prisoners captured in Ukraine
"Hugely welcome news that five British nationals held by Russian-backed proxies in eastern Ukraine are being safely returned, ending months of uncertainty and suffering for them and their families," she said on Twitter.
September 21, 2022 / 10:55 PM IST
UK Prime Minister Liz Truss
Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss on Wednesday welcomed the release of five British nationals captured in Ukraine, following a mediation by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
"Russia must end the ruthless exploitation of prisoners of war and civilian detainees for political ends."