The American negotiator praised the actions Zelensky emergency in luck
When negotiating with hostage-takers should not be allowed to the leaders, but in the case when the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has fulfilled the requirements of the offender and spoke to him directly, it worked a rule "never say never," said a former negotiator for the NYPD, Jack Cambria.
Earlier the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has fulfilled the demands of hostage takers in the luck of a person, recording a video and talking directly with him.
If not to gain time, it does not reduce the emotional intensity added Cambria.
"However, there is another principle: "never say Never". In this case, hostage takers don't look like a terrorist with ambitious requirements, such as the release of political prisoners, and it was (demand) to watch a movie. Obviously he had some mental problems. So in this situation it worked, and innocent hostages were not injured that is the ultimate goal of a negotiator on the release," - said the expert.
On Tuesday, the twice convicted Maxim Compressor in the center of the Ukrainian Lutsk took the bus, where there were 13 passengers, and if he had explosives and weapons. According to militiamen, the malefactor has put forward the General requirements and stated dissatisfaction with the system, demanded, in particular, to the President of Ukraine has recorded a video message urging to watch the movie "Earthlings".
After negotiations that lasted more than ten hours, Zelensky has done, then managed to free all the hostages that were in the bus, no one was hurt. The man was arrested on July 23, he was arrested.
The security service of Ukraine has described the hostage situation as a terrorist attack, and the interior Ministry brought another criminal case under three articles: the taking of hostages, infringement of life of police officer and unlawful use of a weapon. Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the detainee could face life imprisonment.