Turkish President Erdogan is sure that “neither the US nor Russia will try to use nuclear weapons.”
“Neither the US nor Russia will try to use nuclear weapons,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday after a meeting of the two countries’ intelligence chiefs in Ankara.
According to the information of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, referring to the official Anadolu Agency, “According to the information I received from my intelligence director about the United States of America and Russia, neither side will be interested in using nuclear weapons.”
Moscow has used at least seven types of anti-personnel mines in Ukraine
The Landmine Monitor 2022 report released on Thursday said Russia has used at least seven types of fragmentation and explosive anti-personnel mines since the February 24 invasion of Ukraine.
According to this report, which measures the implementation of the 1997 Mine Ban Convention (or Ottawa), it is “an unprecedented situation where a country that is not yet a party to the treaty has used a weapon on the territory of a state party.” contract).
Russia, which has the world’s largest stockpile of anti-personnel mines (26.5 million), has been sharply condemned by various countries for using such weapons in Ukraine.
Missile crashed in Poland: on BFMTV, Ukraine’s ambassador to France asks that Kyiv can access the site
BFMTV’s guest this Thursday, Ukraine’s ambassador to France, Vadim Omelchenko, asked Kiev to allow access to the Polish village where a rocket fell and killed two people on Tuesday.
NATO is currently leaning towards missile defense from Ukraine’s anti-aircraft defense system. A thesis refuted by Vladimir Zelensky, who thinks that the shooting was carried out by the Russians.
“The investigation is ongoing, and one of our demands is to allow our experts in Poland to enter the place where the events took place. This is not the case yet, but we will insist that our soldiers also observe the remnants of the missiles and draw conclusions. The investigation is ongoing, and I would like to emphasize that Ukraine is open.” , – the diplomat said on our antenna.
A missile fell in Poland: the head of Ukrainian diplomacy considers Russia “fully responsible”.
Ukraine’s foreign minister, Dmitry Kouleba, said in a phone call with his American counterpart, Antony Blinken, that Russia “takes full responsibility” for a missile that killed two people in Poland on Tuesday.
“We share the opinion that Russia bears full responsibility for missile terrorism and its consequences on the territory of Ukraine, Poland and Moldova,” the Ukrainian minister said on Twitter.
Dnieper, Kyiv, Odessa… Many Ukrainian cities are targeted by the Russians again this Thursday
Several Ukrainian cities were hit by new Russian strikes this Thursday, just 48 hours after a massive Moscow-led operation targeting multiple energy facilities.
To whom Dnieper Boris Filatov, mayor of the (central-eastern) city, said on Facebook that 8 people, including a 15-year-old boy, were injured as a result of the bombing. According to the presidency, two “infrastructures” were affected in this city, without specifying which.
it is very close Kyiv, a cruise missile and a suicide drone were shot down by Ukrainian defense forces, the city’s military administration said. An AFP journalist saw one of these rockets flying over a residential area in the east of the capital.
In the region From Odessa (south), 3 people were injured as a result of the Russians hitting an infrastructure object, the regional administration said.
2 people died as a result of a rocket attack in Zaporozhye
Reuters reports that two people have died in Zaporizhia, eastern Ukraine, citing local officials.
These two victims were hit by a rocket attack that took place between Wednesday and Thursday night.
Britain says Russia launched the most missiles on Tuesday since the first week of the war
On Tuesday, Moscow fired more than 80 long-range missiles at various energy facilities in Ukraine. For the intelligence service of the British Ministry of Defense, this is the most important operation carried out in one day since the first week of the war.
“Ammunition has been dropped from air, sea and land bases. Although a significant part of the fire has been contained, Ukraine is increasingly losing energy, telecommunications, heating and water,” a press release shared by London on Twitter detailed.
“Such sustained strikes on this scale are depleting Russia’s conventional cruise missile reserves. Damage to Ukraine’s national infrastructure has become Russia’s strategic approach,” the British continued.
UN Secretary-General “welcomes” the extension of the grain agreement
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday “welcomed” Ukraine’s renewal of a grain deal in the Black Sea.
“The UN is fully committed to removing barriers to the Russian Federation’s export of agricultural products and fertilizers,” Antonio Guterres said in a statement sent to AFP by the Istanbul-based export control Joint Coordination Center (JCC). .
The first snow fell in Ukraine, electricity was cut
AFP noted that light snow covered Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, on Thursday morning, and electricity was cut off in the country after Russia’s severe attacks on the energy infrastructure.
In the morning, cars parked on the streets of the capital, where electricity was cut off in many regions, were covered with snow. Regional governor Oleksii Kouleba warned on Wednesday that next week will be “difficult”, with temperatures possibly dropping to “-10°C”.
Kyiv announces a new wave of mass attacks by Russia on Ukraine
Ukraine has been hit by a new wave of massive Russian strikes just two days after more than 80 Russian missiles were fired at various Ukrainian energy infrastructures, Kiev announced Thursday.
Two infrastructure facilities were hit in Dnieper (central-east), one person was injured, the president said. According to the relevant regional authorities, a two-pronged missile was shot down by Ukrainian defense forces in Kiev, causing damage to infrastructure near Odessa (in the south).
Explosions were heard in Crimea
According to Nexta and Kyiv Independent media, explosions were heard in Crimea, Ukraine, which was annexed by Russia in 2014. They happened in the city of Cankoy.
According to Nexta, the Russian airfield was hit.
Ukraine and Turkey approve the renewal of the grain agreement
This Thursday on Twitter, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the grain agreement has been extended for 120 days.
The renewal of Ukraine’s grain export agreement will be carried out on the same terms as those observed since July, a senior official said on condition of anonymity, in a statement confirmed by Turkey.
The Black Sea Grain Initiative, which ended on Friday evening, has removed more than 11 million tons of products from Ukrainian ports in four months.
Missile crashes in Poland: Against a wave of NATO leaders, Zelensky claims the fire came from Russia
Has Vladimir Zelensky lost his “opportunity to remain silent,” as French army general Michel Yakovleff speculated in an interview with Franceinfo?
Contrary to Europeans and Washington who said the missile that crashed in Poland on Tuesday probably came from Ukrainian anti-aircraft defenses, Vladimir Zelensky on Tuesday claimed that it was fired by Moscow.
The Hungarian government indicated that the Ukrainian president had set a “bad example”.
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