EU Official: Ukraine Needs Air Defence Now


EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said that Ukraine needs air defence now, following the large-scale Russian missile attack on various cities across Ukraine, including the capital, Kyiv.

“Russia keeps ruthlessy targeting Ukrainian civilians. Today’s air attacks have killed and wounded dozens, and destroyed Kyiv’s largest children hospital, Okhmatdyt. Ukraine needs air defence now,” Borrell said on X Monday.

He stressed the need for those responsible for this attack to be held accountable.

The Ukrainian authorities announced yesterday that more than 40 people were killed and around 100 others were injured in the Russian attack that targeted several areas in the country, including Kyiv. Meanwhile, Moscow denied deliberately launching missile strikes on civilian targets in Ukraine, stating that the destructions resulted from the fall of a Ukrainian air defense missile.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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