Guterres calls Russian missile strike at Dnipro a violation of the laws of war
UN Secretary-General António Guterres condemned the Russian missile attack on a residential high-rise building in Dnipro, which killed at least 40 people and injured dozens more
This was stated by the press secretary of the UN Secretary-General Stephanie Tremblay, the North Macedonian edition of Evening reports.
At the same time, Guterres called the missile strike "another example of violation of the laws of war".
"The attack on a residential building in Dnipro on Saturday night is one of the deadliest attacks in Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion. More than a thousand people have been left homeless as a result of this attack," said Stephanie Tremblay.
The UN Secretary-General's spokesperson added that UN agencies are helping with the resettlement of people, as well as distributing blankets, basic necessities, hygiene kits and medicines.
- On Saturday, January 14, the Russian Federation hit a residential high-rise building in Dnipro with a missile.
- As of the evening of January 16, 40 people were killed, including three children, and 77 wounded as a result of the Russian attack.
- Specialists of the Ukrainian private OSINT company Molfar have identified 44 Russians whose actions allegedly directly led to the missile attack on January 14, 2023 on a high-rise building in Dnipro.
- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the Russian attack on a residential high-rise building on January 14 and called it "despicable and unacceptable."
- Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote that Russia deliberately attacks civilian objects in Ukraine and shells civilians, so the international community must stop the aggressor country.
- Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas called on Ukraine's allies to provide our country with more weapons, including tanks and air defense systems. Kallas noted: "With the attacks on Dnipro and other places in Ukraine, Russia has once again proved that it is a terrorist state".
- Head of the European Union Diplomacy Josep Borrell said that Russian crimes will not go unpunished, including the missile attack on a residential building.