“Izium was visited by our partners – representatives of the embassies of Sweden, Canada, and Switzerland,” reported Kharkiv Governor Oleh Syniehubov.

According to Syniehubov, Ukraine’s partner countries have been supporting the Izium district residents since the first days of liberation. The assistance included humanitarian aid, equipment for clearing rubble, etc. 

“But our cooperation continues. We discussed the next stages of restoration work and the progress of search operations for those who went missing as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation,” noted the governor.

After Izium liberation, the government started working on electricity, gas, and communications restoration. The Russian occupiers destroyed almost 80% of the city: residential buildings, schools, kindergartens, and medical facilities. “It is around these problems that we unite our international partners to achieve the main result jointly – the restoration of life in our settlements, particularly the city of Izium,” said Kharkiv Governor.

“It is crucial that the world community knows about the occupiers’ crimes – not from TV screens but sees with its own eyes all the horrors that it causes Ukrainians to experience,” added Syniehubov.

Read more: Ukraine has started working on the EU-funded project “Controlling Recovery Costs.”

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