Ukraine’s Zelenskyy, Germany’s Scholz vow justice for ‘war crimes’ in phone call
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday spoke to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz by phone about the possibility of additional sanctions on Russia. Zelensky informed on Twitter that the two leaders also discussed the supply of renewed defense and financial aid to the war-torn country.
Last week, Germany said the West would agree to impose further sanctions on Russia in the coming days. The statement comes after Ukraine accused Russia of a war crime near Kyiv.
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Simultaneously, Zelensky’s office said in a statement that the president had held a conference call with Ukrainian officials during which proposals for Kyiv’s sixth package of EU sanctions were developed, Reuters reported.
Meanwhile, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Ukraine on Sunday and walked the streets of the capital city with Zelensky. Ukraine’s government shared a more than two-minute-long video in which the two leaders can be seen walking through a largely empty city center with snipers and others heavily guarded. The leaders greeted many people as they walked from Kyiv’s main Kreshchatyk street to Maidan Square.
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The British prime minister, who is the first G7 leader to visit Ukraine since launching the invasion of Russia on 24 February, has donated 120 armored vehicles and new anti-ship missile systems, a further 100 million pounds of high-class military equipment. $130 million) pledged. to Ukraine. They further confirmed an additional $500 million in World Bank loans, bringing the UK’s total loan guarantees to $1 billion.
Russia’s war on Ukraine entered its 46th day on Sunday. Since Moscow launched its offensive on February 24, hundreds of people have been killed in the war-torn country, the total number still unknown. So far, more than 4.4 million Ukrainian refugees have fled the country, according to data from the United Nations Refugee Agency on Saturday.