French Foreign Minister Visits Kyiv. Russia’s Shelling on Ukraine

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The new French Foreign Minister Stephane Sejournet, having arrived on a visit to Ukraine today, announced Paris’s intention to provide long-term support to Kyiv:

“I came here to say that France will support Ukraine in the long term – from an economic, military, and humanitarian point of view.”

At a time when Western aid to Ukraine is expected to decrease,
High officials of European countries have started visiting Ukraine.

Earlier, UK Prime Minister Rashid Sonik visited Ukraine and assured to provide assistance to Ukraine in various sectors.
During Sonic’s visit, a long-term agreement was signed between the UK and Ukraine, under which the UK will provide assistance to Ukraine in addition to military and defense sector reconstruction. Under the deal, the UK will give Ukraine access to its technology sector and help it join NATO.

The French Foreign Minister has also reiterated his commitment to stand by Ukraine in his visit.

Last year in May, Zelensky visited France.

“With each visit, Ukraine’s defense and offensive capabilities are expanding. The ties with Europe are getting stronger, and the pressure on Russia is growing.” He said.

Earlier in June 2022, Emmanuel Macron arrived in Kyiv with German Chancellor Olf Schulz and Italian leader Mario Draghi in the early stages of the Russia-Ukraine war.

According to Macron, that joint visit was ” a message of European unity and support, addressed to all Ukrainians,”

Russian shelling:

On the other hand, on the occasion of the French Foreign Minister’s visit, Russia heavily shelled Ukraine.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense:

“This morning, the Russian Armed Forces launched a group strike with high-precision, long-range sea- and air-based weapons, including the Kinzhal hypersonic missile system, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles, against the facilities of the military-industrial complex. complex of Ukraine, producing 155, 152 and 125 mm projectiles, gunpowder and unmanned aerial vehicles, the target of the strike has been achieved, all designated targets have been hit.”

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