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"Those claiming Russia ready for negotiations should hear sounds of explosions in Ukraine" - Ukraine’s Foreign Minister

29 December, 2023 Friday
14:01

The response to Russia's massive attacks on Ukraine can and should be continuous, powerful, and long-term military and financial assistance to Kyiv

Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wrote about this on the social network X, commenting on the massive missile attack on Ukraine on December 29.

On the morning of December 29, Russia launched 158 air strikes on Ukraine. Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed 87 missiles and 27 drones.

"Today, millions of Ukrainians awoke to the loud sound of explosions. I wish those sounds of explosions in Ukraine could be heard all around the world. In all major capitals, headquarters, and parliaments, which are currently debating further support for Ukraine. In all newsrooms, which are writing about “fatigue” or Russia purportedly being ready for negotiations," Kuleba wrote.

"These sounds are what Russia really has to say. Our only collective response can and must be continued, robust, and long-term military and financial assistance to Ukraine. Only greater firepower can silence Russian terror," the minister added.

  • In November, the Slovak Foreign Ministry said that the war in Ukraine has lasted for over 600 days and "does not lead to any results," so peace talks are needed.
  • On December 23, Italian Defense Minister Guido Crosetto expressed the necessity for negotiations between Ukraine and Russia.
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