Russo-Ukraine War: More than 2.8 million people have fled Ukraine

Kyiv (Ukraine): More than 2.8 million people have fled Ukraine for neighboring countries, including 127,000 third-country nationals, as of Monday, the United Nations agency International Organization for Migration (IOM).

“People are fleeing the war in Ukraine every minute,” the IOM tweeted on Monday, CNN reported, adding that they needed “continued support.”

According to UNICEF, the war in Ukraine is having a “devastating effect” on more than 7.5 million children.

Meanwhile, adviser to the head of Ukraine’s presidential office, Mykhailo Podoliak, informed on Monday that a “technical pause” has been taken in Ukraine-Russia talks until Tuesday.

Podoliak, a member of the Ukraine negotiating team, tweeted: “Additional work in working subgroups and clarification of individual definitions. Negotiations are ongoing.”

First published:March 14, 2022 at 8:11 pm

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