US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was on a Kiev tour, at the same time Russia made a deadly attack on Ukraine; 16 people died


Russia has launched a major attack on Ukraine. About 16 people died and 28 were injured. The attack occurred at a time when US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in Kiev to provide $ 1 billion in additional defense aid to Ukraine.

Russia has suffered a major setback to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken who went to Kiev to announce $ 1 billion in additional defense aid to Ukraine. Ukrainian officials said that on Wednesday, the Russian fired heavily at a market in a city in eastern Ukraine। It killed at least 16 people and injured 28 people. This deadly attack occurred while US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was visiting Kiev. He was about to announce Ukraine over $1 billion. During this time, Russia made a major attack in Kostiantinivka, Ukraine. Journalists from the Associated Press at the site of the attack saw ground-covered bodies and emergency crews extinguishing the fire at market stalls. There were black and damaged cars nearby. Prime Minister Denis Shimhal said at least 16 people were killed. According to Interior Minister Ihor Klimenko, at least 28 were injured.

According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Russian attack damaged twenty shops, power lines, administrative buildings and the floor of an apartment building. According to US officials, Blinken’s visit was also intended to indicate Ukraine’s continuing support for the 3-month-old US and assess Ukraine’s counter-attack capability, Because some Western allies have expressed concern about Kiev’s slow progress in expelling the Russian military after 18 months of war. Blinken said, We want to make sure that Ukraine has everything it needs. Not only to succeed in retaliation on the enemy, but it is what he needs for the long term. He said “We are also committed to continue working with our partners as they will build and rebuild a strong economy, strong democracy.

Ukraine wants more than $ 1 billion US help

A senior State Department official said on condition of anonymity to discuss before the announcement, Blinken was set to pledge $ more than 1 billion of the new US funding. The official said without elaborating that this money would be for “different types of” investments. During this time other issues were to be discussed, including support for Ukraine’s war-torn economy. Blinken’s in London announced $ 1.3 billion for Ukraine to help rebuild Kiev in June. He also focused on the modernization of Ukraine’s energy network, which Russia bombed last winter. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that US aid to Ukraine “cannot stop our special military operation. Blinken arrived in Kiev for an overnight tour hours after Russia launched a missile attack on the city.

Blinken traveled in Kiev on the train

American Blinken also traveled by train to Kiev. Ukraine’s President Vladimir Zelensky and other top officials were expected to meet him. So that retaliation and reconstruction efforts on the enemy can be discussed. During a train trip to Kiev, Blinken met Danish Prime Minister Mete Frederickson on an official visit to discuss the war. According to State Department spokesman Matthew Miller, Blinken thanked Denmark for training Ukrainian pilots on the F-16 and for promising to donate fighter aircraft to Ukraine. Washington officials said discussions on alternative export routes for Ukrainian grain after Russia’s exit from the Black Sea grain initiative and continued bombing of port facilities in the Odessa region Will, from where most of the grain is taken overseas.

New underground routes in those options, Or ships operating on the beach may be involved to stay away from international waters where they can be targeted by the Russian Navy. After arriving in Kiev, Blinken laid a wreath in the city’s Berkovetske cemetery in memory of members of the Ukrainian armed forces who lost their lives while protecting the country. Blincan told Foreign Minister Dimitro Kuleba that the US has seen good progress in retaliation। It is a matter of great pleasure.

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