Ukraine accuses Russia of launching Four missiles over Odessa It also hit the commercial port, which is crucial to the wheat agreement signed yesterday in Istanbul. According to Ukrainian media, the Russians used Kalibr cruise missiles. Stop condemning the European Union with Borrell and Gentiloni. Zelensky He attacks: “Prove only one thing: No matter what Russia says or promises, it will find a way not to implement it,” the agreement.
Turkey said it was “concerned” for Russian attacks. “The fact that such an incident occurred right after the agreement we reached yesterday … really worries us,” Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said. Then the minister reported that Russia denied the attack: “We have informed the Russians that they have absolutely nothing to do with this attack and that they are closely studying the matter,” he said.
“The Russians attacked the port of Odessa in Ukraine,” he added Exactly where the grain was stored” Yury Ignat, a spokesman for the Ukrainian Air Force Command, denounced.
“Two missiles were shot down by the anti-aircraft defense forces, and two missiles hit the port’s infrastructure,” the message from local officials said. According to Deputy Oleksiy Goncharenko, there are victims. “They once again showed the value of deals with them,” he wrote.
With the missile attack on Odessa, Vladimir Putin “spit in the face” of the United Nations and Turkey. This was stated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on Facebook, citing Ukrinska Pravda.
If the wheat deal fails, it will be a Russian deal “full responsibility”The newspaper Okranska Pravda quoted Oleg Nikolenko, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kyiv.
The European Union takes a stand with the High Representative for the European Union’s foreign policy, Josep Borrell. Borrell wrote: “The European Union strongly condemns the Russian missile attack on the port of Odessa. The striking of a critical grain export target one day after the signing of the Istanbul Accords is particularly reprehensible and shows once again Russia’s complete disregard for international law and obligations.” in a tweet.
About the European Union Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni It is a challenge to the United Nations. Gentiloni wrote on Twitter: “Yesterday the wheat agreement. Today the Russian bombs on Odessa. A challenge to the UN and every negotiating effort.”
Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres He condemned in unequivocal terms the Russian attack on the Ukrainian port of Odessa.
“It took less than 24 hours for the Russian Federation to launch a missile attack on the port of Odessa to discredit the agreements and promises made to the United Nations and Turkey in the document signed yesterday in Istanbul” on the safe export of Ukrainian wheat, he wrote. spokesperson Ministry of Foreign AffairsOleg Nikolenko on Facebook.
“The Russian missile is Vladimir Putin’s spit in the face of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who made tremendous efforts to reach an agreement, for which Ukraine is grateful,” Nikolenko adds.
Ukraine stresses the need for strict implementation of agreements on restoring the safe export of Ukrainian agricultural products through the Black Sea from three ports: Odessa, Chornomoresk and Yuzhnoy. We call on the United Nations and Turkey to ensure that Russia fulfills its commitments As part of the safe operation of the grain aisle. In the event of non-compliance with the agreements reached – he concludes – Russia will bear full responsibility for the aggravation of the global food crisis. ”
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