Poland: We will no longer give weapons to Kiev
Poland will stop providing military aid to Ukraine because it will have to arm its army. This was stated by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on television, as reported by Ukrainian media. “Ukraine is defending itself from a brutal attack by Russia, and I understand this situation, but as I said, we will defend our country. The Polish Prime Minister said: “We no longer transfer weapons to Ukraine, because now we are arming Poland.”
Tajani: Italy is with Kiev, we want peace
“The position of the Italian government, led by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, regarding Russian aggression in Ukraine is clear and well-known. We stand with Ukraine, the occupied people who are fighting to defend their freedom and sovereignty,” Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani said while speaking before the UN Security Council regarding Ukraine. “We want a just peace for Ukraine. A just peace means freedom for Ukraine. Volodymyr Zelensky and the people know “The Ukrainian government believes that Italy is with them and will be with them. For them, but for Italy itself.” He added: “We must protect two fundamental principles in the United Nations Charter: sovereignty and territorial integrity, which is also well reflected in the position of the G7 and in the recent final declaration of the G20 leaders in New Delhi.”
Tajani: Italy will be on the front line of Ukraine’s reconstruction
“The reconstruction of Ukraine will be one of the top priorities of the Italian G7 presidency next year,” “Italy will be at the forefront of reconstruction”: Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani said this while speaking at the UN Security Council on Ukraine. “Russian aggression against Ukraine – the minister explained – has reached religious places. According to UNESCO, more than 120 religious sites were damaged. After the Odessa Cathedral bombing, we launched an Italian reconstruction project. Odessa was designed by Italian architects. It is a project of social and spiritual renaissance that you can count on in Italy. Italy will always strive for peace and will be ready to do its part. Everywhere”.
Meloni meets Zelensky
This morning, Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni participated in the discussion in the UN Security Council, where she heard key speeches, including that of Volodymyr Zelensky. Palazzo Chigi reported that he then held a side meeting with the Ukrainian president.
Lavrov: “The power of the veto? “legitimate tool”
“A legitimate tool.” Thus, Sergei Lavrov defended the Union’s veto power in the UN Security Council after criticism from Volodymyr Zelensky during the meeting regarding the Ukrainian crisis. The Russian Foreign Minister said: “The use of the veto is a completely legitimate tool provided for by the Charter” of the United Nations.
Blinken: “The wrong choice between Ukraine and other crises”
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, at the UN Security Council summit, that it is possible to hold Russia responsible for the war in Ukraine and address other issues, including the climate crisis and expanding economic opportunities. “We can and must do both. We do both,” he said, stressing that the idea that standing by Ukraine could distract attention from other crises is a “false option.”
Lavrov: The West increases the risks of global conflict
The United States and its allies have interfered in Ukrainian affairs since the fall of the Soviet Union to encourage Kiev to pursue pro-Western policies: this is the accusation leveled by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the UN Security Council.
Blinken: Crimes against humanity from Russia every day
“Russia commits crimes against humanity” daily in Ukraine. This was stated by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at the UN Security Council summit. Blinken listed the rules that Russia is violating in Ukraine, starting with “tearing up the United Nations Charter.”
Zelensky leaves the courtroom before Lavrov’s speech
Volodymyr Zelensky left the Security Council chamber after his speech, before the speech of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, but also before the speech of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Russian peacekeepers killed in Nagorno-Karabakh
Some Russian soldiers were killed in an attack on the car in which peacekeepers were traveling in Nagorno-Karabakh, where clashes resumed yesterday between Azerbaijani forces and Armenian separatist forces. This was announced by the Ministry of Defense in Moscow, which said today: “While returning from a checkpoint in the area of the village of Dzhaniatag, a car carrying Russian soldiers came under fire from small arms and all the soldiers who were traveling in it.” They were killed on board.” Russian and Azerbaijani investigators are working at the site.
New video from Kadyrov: “I am alive and well”
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov posted a new video on Telegram in which he appears in a hospital room where – as he himself says – “Uncle Mammad Abdukhamidovich Kadyrov is being hospitalized.” Kadyrov comments on the rumors regarding his health condition, explaining that he is “alive” and “fine” and that he does not understand why “there should be confusion.” The Chechen leader also added that there is an advantage in this situation: “Now the public knows which media and which people are blatantly lying to their readers.” The date the video was recorded cannot be determined.
Zelensky at the United Nations: “Russia’s invasion is criminal”
“Most countries in the world” realize that Russia’s actions in Ukraine are “criminal and unjustified” and aim to seize Ukrainian lands and resources. This was stated by Volodymyr Zelensky in his speech before the UN Security Council. The Ukrainian president thanked all countries that recognized Russian aggression as a violation of the UN Charter, but warned that this “did not change anything” for Russia at the UN. He added that the United Nations found itself “in a dilemma regarding issues of aggression.”
Kiev: 8 killed in the Russian attack on Kubyansk
With the end of search and rescue operations, the death toll from the Russian attack launched yesterday on the city of Kubyansk rose to 8 people. This was stated by the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleg Senegubov, in a message via the Telegram application. “At the explosion site in Kubyansk, emergency services have completed their operations. Unfortunately, the bodies of two other civilians were found. The official wrote that the total number of victims of the Russian attack on Kobyansk is currently 8 people: 6 men and 2 women. “The two dead were volunteers who were evacuating people. Passengers were sarcastically hit with a Grom-E1 missile. He explained that law enforcement agencies are currently investigating all the circumstances of the Russian crime.
Kiev attack in Crimea, traffic on the bridge suspended
Traffic on the Crimean Bridge, which connects Russia to the peninsula, has been temporarily suspended. CNN wrote, citing the local Road Information Center and confirming that videos posted on unofficial social media channels in Crimea showed a large column of smoke rising from an area near Verkhnesadovoy, where a Russian military base is located. Ukrainian intelligence confirmed earlier that a missile attack had occurred on the Black Sea Fleet oil depot in Crimea, saying that the details of the operation would be announced.
Explosions in the city of Kremenchug: air raid alert sounded
Powerful explosions were heard at night in the city of Kremenchuk in the Poltava region of Ukraine. Local media reported this. An air raid alert went off in the area.
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