Day 114 of war in Ukraine: yesterday the leaders of Italy, France and Germany went to Kiev where they met with President Volodymyr Zelensky. And subsequently they visited Irpin. With them also the Romanian president Iohannis: ok to immediate candidate status. According to the Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi: «For the moment there is no room for peace. Kiev wants territorial integrity ”and it is the Russian side that does not want to negotiate. For Zelensky, «Moscow only wants war», while the general who leads the defense of Mykolaiv explained that «our goal is to destroy the Crimean bridge and the Russians will panic». But for Moscow, Ukraine’s accession to the EU “would be a big problem for the Union itself.” Foreign Minister Lavrov «the Union abandons its principles if Kiev adheres». Shortly before, Medvedev had also severely attacked the mission of the three leaders: “Useless visit of the eaters of frogs, sausages and spaghetti”.
Meanwhile, Kiev has reported that “the fierce struggle for Lugansk continues” and the Russians are attacking from nine directions “. The pro-Russian forces have announced that they have entered the perimeter of the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk so much so that the head of the local military administration said that 10 thousand citizens remained under the bombs in Severodonetsk, out of 100 thousand inhabitants that the city counted before ‘attack. Stoltenberg assures that NATO works “night and day to be able to deliver war aid to Ukraine as quickly as possible”. A bridgehead for the counter-offensive was created on Kherson.
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