Kyiv shelled during the visit of a delegation from Africa

An air-raid alarm sounded in the Ukrainian capital during a visit to the city by representatives of African states. Earlier, the Ukrainian Air Force announced that the Russian military once again fired Kalibr guided missiles from the Black Sea in the direction of Kyiv.

The mayor of the Ukrainian capital, Vitaly Klitschko, reported an explosion in the Podil district of the city. The military administration in Kyiv, in turn, informs about the air defense system.

“Putin is “building confidence” by launching the largest missile strike against Kyiv in weeks, just against the backdrop of the visit of African leaders to our capital. Russian missiles are a signal to Africa: Russia wants more war, not peace”,  Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wrote.

A delegation arrived in Kyiv today to discuss the African peace initiative, headed by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. After a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky representatives of African countries are going to hold talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin has already reported that the Russian president is ready to receive the delegation.

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