“It is my pleasure to welcome Ukraine’s Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov to the European Parliament,” the statement said on Twitter the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola. “Our support for Ukraine will not falter. We must not allow war fatigue to set in. We will continue to provide military, financial and humanitarian assistance and support Ukraine’s candidacy for the EU‘ concludes Metsola.
“I expect the Allies to announce new support for Ukraine, including weapons, both heavy and long-range systems,” he said. Jens Stoltenbergthe Secretary General of NATO, in a press conference.
“Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is invited to the NATO summit in Madrid, he needs to talk to the leaders: if he wants to come in person, he will be welcome, if he cannot, he will connect via videoconference. The NATO leaders want to show solidarity not just with words, but with facts,” said Jens Stoltenberg.
“If Moscow’s calculation was that the Allied countries, Europe and the community of democracies in general had abandoned Ukraine to their fate, we can say that this calculation has proved sensationally wrong.” The foreign minister said Luigi di Maioaddressed the foreign press at a De Gasperi Foundation conference.
“The enlargement policy does not provide the necessary political framework to respond to the urgency of the historical and geopolitical imperatives arising from the war against Ukraine, due to the reforms required for EU accession and the consequent duration, which is being proposed in this year to found a European political community of all European states that want to contribute to the security, stability and prosperity of our continent”. a proposal (on paper) presented by France in view of the European summit at the end of June.
General Mikhail Mizintsev, the officer in charge of the siege of Mariupol, said the militants should “cease their senseless resistance and lay down their arms”. The mayor said there are also 560 civilians in the factory (ANSA)
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