(ANSA) – KIEV, APRIL 20 – What we are experiencing “could be our last days, our last hours” of life: this was stated in a message on Facebook by an officer of the Ukrainian military besieged in Mariupol, inviting the international community to “extract” them from the Azovstal steel mill.
“The enemy is ten times more numerous than us,” said Serguiy Volyna, commander of the 36th brigade of the national navy, entrenched in the vast Azovstal steel complex in Mariupol, besieged by Russian forces. “We appeal to all world leaders and ask them to help us.
We ask them to use the extraction procedure and take us to the territory of a third country, “adds the military. According to commander Volyna, the Russian army has” the advantage in the air, in the artillery, in the ground forces, in the equipment and in tanks. We are defending only one point, the Azovstal factory, where in addition to the soldiers there are also the civilians who have become victims of this war “, the Ukrainian military continues. Russia has given another ultimatum expiring today at 13 Italian time, invited the last ones defenders of the city of Mariupol to put an end to their “senseless resistance” and promising that “life will be saved” to the Ukrainian fighters entrenched in the Azovstal complex if they surrender. (ANSA).
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