Sri Lanka seeks confirmation from the Ukraine government

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has requested the Ukraine gove ment to confirm the news of the release of 07 Sri Lankan students who were held by the Russian forces by the Ukraine authorities.

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, had revealed that his forces rescued 7 Sri Lankan students who were captured by the Russian forces in Kharkiv region of Ukraine last March.

In the meantime, Vitaly Ganchev, the Russian head of Kharkiv area, who denies the news that they have been rescued, has stated that the Ukraine forces have arrested the group of Sri Lankans and taken them to a secret location.