G7 meets urgently after Russian strikes in Ukraine


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Russian bombardments on a scale unmatched for months on kyiv and other Ukrainian cities will be at the center of discussions among G7 members on Tuesday. For her part, British Prime Minister Liz Truss must remind herself not to “weak one iota” in the aid provided to Ukraine. Follow the latest developments in the war in Ukraine live.

  • 7:50 am: Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister reports new strikes on Zaporizhia

Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzheppar announced via her Twitter account that the Russian army had launched at least fifteen rockets at Zaporizhia overnight from Monday to Tuesday. She said “their targets were an educational institution, a medical institution and residential buildings.”

  • 6:47 a.m .: Russian diplomacy warns Washington and its allies against new arms deliveries to kyiv

Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov on Tuesday called on the US administration and its allies not to cross the “red lines” they approached and not to deliver weapons to Ukraine ” which only serve to prolong the conflict,” he said.

  • 4 a.m.: the G7 meets urgently on Tuesday

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is due to attend an emergency virtual G7 meeting scheduled from 12:00 GMT on Tuesday, Berlin said. According to London, Liz Truss, head of government for a month, should declare that “no one wants peace more than Ukraine. And for our part, we must not falter one iota in our determination to help win”.

  • 1:25 am: UN expects new wave of displacement after Russian strikes in Ukraine

More people will be forced to flee their homes in Ukraine, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi warned on Monday, after Russian missiles rained down on kyiv and other Ukrainian cities.

“The horror of what happened in Ukraine today… is inexcusable,” the Italian diplomat told reporters. “The bombardment of civilians, houses […]of non-military infrastructure indiscriminately in many cities of Ukraine, means that the war is becoming more and more difficult for civilians,” he added. “I fear that the events of the past few hours will cause new trips.

  • 1:19 a.m .: Paris takes “new measures to support Ukraine militarily”

The Élysée has confirmed that a restricted Defense Council was held for an hour and a half, Monday evening October 10, in the presence of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna and of the Armies Sébastien Lecornu. From the same source, President Emmanuel Macron took on this occasion “new measures to support Ukraine militarily and provide for the needs of its population”.

With Reuters and AFP


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