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Zelenskyy asks to convene urgent meeting of G7 due to Russian Federation terrorists attacks

Monday, 10 October 2022, 12:02
Zelenskyy asks to convene urgent meeting of G7 due to Russian Federation terrorists attacks

IRYNA BALACHUK — MONDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2022, 12:02

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has announced that he asked the Chancellor of Germany, which currently chairs the G7, to urgently convene a meeting of the group due to Russia's massive missile strikes on Ukraine on 10 October.

Source: Zelenskyy on Twitter

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Quote from the president: "We have agreed with Olaf Scholz, Chancellor of Germany, which chairs the G7, to convene an urgent meeting of the group. My speech is planned, in which I will talk about the terrorist attacks of the Russian Federation."

Details: Zelenskyy added that he has also discussed with Scholz increasing pressure on Russia and helping to restore damaged infrastructure.

Background:

  • Several explosions rang out in the centre of Kyiv on the morning of 10 October, causing injuries and fatalities. Metro traffic on the red line has been suspended.
  • Explosions also ring out in several other Ukrainian cities: Dnipro, Khmelnytskyi, Zhytomyr and Lviv.
  • An air-raid siren has been on throughout Ukraine since the morning of 10 October. The Russians have already struck a number of cities in a number of oblasts.
  • Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, reported that so far, on 10 October, the Russian aggressor has launched 75 missiles on Ukraine within a few hours, 41 of which were shot down by air defence.

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