ukrainian president, Volodymyr ZelenskyOn Saturday, he confirmed that the expected counterattack to recapture the territories occupied by Russian forces is indeed “processing’, though the scope or details about his condition were not disclosed.
The Ukrainian leader said so You will not give information about the “country” And in which this military operation came, on questions that were asked during a joint press conference with the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeauwho arrived in Kiev on Saturday for a previously unannounced visit.
russian president, Russian President Vladimir PutinYesterday, he confirmed that the counterattack had already begun, adding then that the Ukrainian attacks in the past days on the front had “failed”. Since kyiv has not yet confirmed the initiation of such operations.
In his press conference with Zelensky, Trudeau announced a new military aid package for Ukraineas well as his country’s participation in Training of Ukrainian pilots In dealing with the F-16 fighter jets.
This new aid package will be 500 million dollarsI mentioned the portal ukrinformIt will include 299 AIM-7 air defense missiles, according to the portal Ukrainianwho refer these details to a Canadian government statement from Ottawa, coinciding with the visit.
The North American country is also involved in organizing a logistics and maintenance center in Poland for Leopard tanks supplied to Ukraine by Western allies.
The Canadian delegation’s visit comes as Zelensky boosts efforts to mitigate the effects of floods caused by the Kajowka Dam bombing and during heavy fighting on the front lines.
In another order at least Three dead and 26 wounded left a Russian missile attack And Drones It took place in residential areas of the Ukrainian region OdessaIn the south of the country, according to official sources.
the Odessa regional military administration Denounced the attacks it carried out Drones Watch 136 Watch 131 Kamikaze.
The air defense of the area destroyed the plane, but its fragments hit a residential building in the area, causing a fire that was brought under control shortly after.
Among the 26 wounded there Three children in the reserved diagnosisaccording to the provisional balance of the administration, compiled by the Ukrainian portal Royal Gazette.
On Friday, Russian forces attacked Kherson during an ongoing evacuation effort after the collapse Kakhovka DamAs a result, three people, including a girl, were injured.
(with info from EFE and AFP)