President Volodymyr Zelensky said that November 11 is a historic day, because Ukraine is returning Kherson and will come to all its people. The head of state said this in an evening video message.
«Today is a historic day. We are returning the south of our country, we are returning Kherson. As of now, our defenders are on the outskirts of the city. There is still quite a bit and we begin to enter. But special units are already in the city», the president said.
«The people of Kherson were waiting. Never abandoned Ukraine. Hope for Ukraine is always justified, and Ukraine always returns its own. I am happy to see how people, despite all the threats, despite the repressions and bullying of the occupiers, took care of the Ukrainian flags, believed in Ukraine», — Zelensky added.
He drew attention to the fact that although the city has not yet been completely cleared of a hostile presence, Kherson residents themselves are already removing Russian symbols and any traces of the invaders in Kherson from the streets and buildings.
«It was the same in all other cities liberated by our defenders. It will be the same in those cities that are still awaiting our return. Ukraine will come to all its people. Thanks to our strength on the battlefield and in diplomacy, we will restore the territorial integrity of our state», the Ukrainian leader assured.
- UAF entered Kherson. The locals greeted them with flags and tears in their eyes.