As a result of the diplomatic traffic between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, 215 prisoners were released as a result of the diplomatic traffic. In a written statement on his social media account, Ukrainian Presidential Office Head Andriy Yermak said, “President Zelensky has set a clear mission. Bringing our heroes back home. The result is that our heroes are free,” he said.
The released group included citizens from the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Croatia, and Morocco.