Biden On Russian Missile Strikes: U.S. And Allies Will Strengthen Ukraine's Air Defenses


(MENAFN- UkrinForm) U.S. President Joe Biden has said that the United States and allies will strengthen Ukraine's air defenses.

This is said in a statement from U.S. President Joe Biden following Russia's recent missile strikes on Ukraine, Ukrinform reports.

“Russia's missile strikes
that today killed dozens of Ukrainian civilians
and caused damage and casualties at Kyiv's largest children's hospital are a horrific reminder of Russia's brutality. It is critical that the world
continues to stand with Ukraine at this important moment and that we
not ignore Russian aggression,” the American leader said.

He said that this week he will be welcoming the President of Ukraine and NATO leaders to the summit in Washington.

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“I will be welcoming President Zelenskyy and NATO leaders to Washington D.C., and I will be meeting with President Zelenskyy to make clear our support for Ukraine is unshakeable. Together with our allies, we will be announcing new measures to strengthen Ukraine's air defenses to help protect their cities and civilians from
Russian strikes,” Biden stressed.

He reiterated that the United States stands with the people of Ukraine.

As reported by Ukrinform, 37 people were killed and more than 170 injured as a result of Russian missile strikes on Ukraine on July 8. In total, almost 100 objects were damaged: residential buildings, a children's hospital, kindergartens, a maternity hospital, a college, and a business center.

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