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Zelenskyy discusses the Russian missile attack on Ukraine with Trudeau

Jul 9, 2024

During a conversation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke about the consequences of Russian missile strikes on July 8 on various cities and the victims of the attack. The parties also discussed the need for the Ukrainian Armed Forces to strengthen air defense.


This was reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the Ukrainian president's Telegram channel.

"I had a conversation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and informed him in detail about today's brutal Russian strike, which claimed lives and caused significant damage, including hospitals in Kyiv where children are being treated for cancer and other serious health problems," Zelenskyy said on Monday evening.

He added that, as of now, there are 170 wounded, including 13 children. In addition, the death toll from enemy shelling on July 8 reached 37.

Zelenskyy expressed his gratitude to Trudeau "for his support."

"We discussed joint actions that will give Russia an adequate and strong response to this terror," the Ukrainian president said in a statement.

In addition, Zelenskyy told the Prime Minister of Canada about Ukraine's current need to strengthen its air defense.

"We will be very grateful for Canada's assistance in communicating with partners to meet these needs. It is important that we have also coordinated our positions on the eve of the NATO summit in Washington," the president emphasized.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 09/07/2024

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