Biden added that after an emergency meeting with the heads of Britain, France, Germany, Canada, Japan, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands, as well as the president of the European Council, there was “unanimous unanimity” to back Poland. . European Commission.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russia of a “very serious escalation” of its aggression and of carrying out “terrorism” against other countries.
“The longer Russia feels this impunity, the more threats there will be to anyone within reach of a Russian missile,” he said. It’s a Russian attack.This is a very important escalation.We must act.”
The Russian Defense Ministry immediately denied responsibility and said the claim that the missile was launched by Russian forces was a “deliberate provocation intended to escalate the situation.”
Poland’s foreign minister summoned the Russian ambassador to ask for “a detailed explanation immediately,” but Poland’s representative to the United Nations said on Twitter that the issue would be raised at the Security Council.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said after a meeting with EU leaders: “Russia’s reckless and dangerous use of force is contributing to the perils of the entire region, and we are witnessing it overnight, with lives lost.” My condolences to Poland for the loss,” he said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces have been humiliated after withdrawing troops from Kherson, firing three waves of missiles from in or around the Caspian and Black Seas. The Kyiv area was targeted for hours on Tuesday afternoon (Ukraine time) in a larger attack than his Oct. 10 attack, which included 84 missile strikes.
At least one death was reported in the capital, but paramedics were still at the scene.
Ukrainian Air Force spokesperson Yuri Inat said, “Russia launched about 100 missiles in this massive attack. They are ahead of October 10, when they launched 84 missiles.”
Blackouts were confirmed in the regions of Zhytomyr, Ternopil, Lviv, Odesa, Kharkov, Zap, Rivne, Volyn, Dnipro and Poltava. Multiple missiles landed in the central Pechersk district of Kyiv, hitting two houses. Another missile hit the Horosievsky district in the south of the city.
In a letter released by the European Commission, the G7 leaders from Nusa Dua, Bali said:
“We fully support and assist Poland’s ongoing investigation. We agree to remain in close contact as the investigation progresses to determine appropriate next steps.”
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