Friday, February 6, 2009

President continues monitoring developments around Faina - Iryna Vannykova

President Victor Yushchenko continues to watch closely the developments connected with freeing Faina cargo ship and its crewmembers, President’s Press Secretary Iryna Vannykova informed.

According to the update the towboat has already arrived to tow Faina to its final destination. During the trip US Navy will guard the ship, with a group of US soldiers already onboard to provide security of the ship and its crewmembers.

Beside that inspection of the cargo conducted by US soldiers and crewmembers showed that it is undamaged and medical examination of the crew proves that the sailors are healthy.