This was stated by the head of the National Center for Defense Control of Russia, Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev.

According to him, the Russian Navy eliminated the mine danger in the waters of the Mariupol airport.

Measures are also being taken to restore the port infrastructure.

“For the safe exit of foreign ships from the port of Mariupol, from 08:00 Moscow time on May 25, a humanitarian corridor is being organized 115 miles long and 2 miles wide in the direction of the Black Sea,” he said.

Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry announced the completion of demining the port of Mariupol