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"Ukraine needs to boost its air shield": Zelenskyy reacts to Russia's night attack

2 March, 2024 Saturday
11:35

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy reacted to the night attack by the Russian army on Ukraine, which left people dead and wounded. He insisted that the "air shield" of Ukraine needs to be strengthened

Zelenskyy wrote about this in a Telegram post.

According to the president, 18 apartments were destroyed in Odesa as a result of the Russian attack. As of 9 a.m., two people were killed and eight others were injured, including a child.

"We need more air defense from our partners. We need to strengthen the Ukrainian air shield to add protection to our people from Russian terror. More air defense systems, more missiles for air defense is what saves lives," the president said.

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba called on the world to invest in arms production and ban exports outside Europe.

“Russia acts every time the West fails to act. For every word uttered to explain why something cannot be done for Ukraine, Russia takes a real human life. 

For every undelivered air defense platform, Russia responds with hundreds of missiles and drones attacking cities in Ukraine.

For every round exported from Europe instead of being sent to Ukraine, Russia grabs another square meter of European land. 

Invest in production, purchase, and ban exports outside of Europe now. The goal is not to act “as long as it takes” but “as quick and as much as it takes”. Deliver!” Kuleba wrote on X.

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