Ukraine has requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on the latest Russian bombings against civilian targets in Ukraine, to be held on Tuesday at 19:00 GMT, the Albanian presidency learned on Monday. of the highest UN body.

The firing of a missile on Monday at a shopping center in Kremenchuk, in central Ukraine, "will be the main subject" of this session, said a spokesman for the Albanian diplomatic mission.

The “missile fire on kyiv” on Sunday, which hit a residential complex near the center of the Ukrainian capital, will also be discussed during the meeting, the same source said.

These shots left one dead and several injured according to the authorities, a few hours before the opening of a G7 summit in Germany where Ukraine was widely discussed.

The firing of Russian missiles in Kremenchuk left at least 13 dead and more than 40 injured, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.


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