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Moldova summons Russian ambassador after ‘three cruise missiles violate airspace’ and condemns the violation in the ‘strongest terms’

10th Oct 22 4:50 pm

Moldova’s airspace was violated by Russia on Monday as three cruise missiles flew through from the Black Sea to Ukraine.

Moldova’s Deputy Prime Minister Nicu Popescu has summoned the Russian ambassador to provide an explanation as to why their airspace was violated which is a breach of international law.

Popescu blasted Vladimir Putin for breaching their airspace to commit atrocities in Ukraine and condemns the violation in the “strongest possible terms.”

Moldova’s Foreign Minister tweeted, “Three cruise missiles launched on Ukraine this morning from Russian ships in the Black Sea crossed Moldova’s airspace.

“I instructed that Russia’s ambassador be summoned to provide an explanation.”

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In another tweet Popescu said, “Appalled by multiple Russian rocket strikes on cities across Ukraine, including capital Kyiv, striking civilian targets.

“Russia must stop killing.”

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmyrto Kuleba launched a scathing attack on Moscow for committing further war crimes.

He said that cities across Ukraine were hit with a barrage of more than 80 cruise missiles which were fired from land, air and the Black Sea along with kamikaze drone attacks supplied by Iran.

Kuleba wrote, “This morning the Russian Federation started massive missile strikes across Ukraine.

“Cruise missiles and ‘kamikaze’ drones launched from Russia and Belarus have targeted residential areas, power stations, railways, trade centers and bridges in Kyiv, Odesa, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Rivne, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and other cities.

“Deliberate targeting of critical civilian infrastructure is a war crime.

“Russia is striking power stations, which have no military purpose, to deprive the civilian population of its basic needs – heat, electricity and water – amid the onset of cold temperatures.

“Put all together, actions aimed at Ukrainians by Russia since 24 February and today’s attack amount to genocide.”

He added, “Putin’s terror is directed not only against the people of Ukraine.

“It targets the fundamental principles of humanity, the right to live in peace, dignity and security.”

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