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Nato countries, concerned about China’s aid to Russia in its war against Ukraine, will hold talks with their Asia-Pacific partners on Thursday before meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
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Nato countries, concerned about China’s aid to Russia in its war against Ukraine, will hold talks with their Asia-Pacific partners on Thursday before meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Russia said Thursday it captured a new village in eastern Ukraine, continuing its push into Ukrainian defense lines without making major progress at this point.

“Units of the Center troop group have improved their tactical position and liberated the village of Voskot in the Donetsk region,” the Russian Defense Ministry said in its daily statement.

A ship was captured

Ukrainian authorities announced Thursday that they had seized a Cameroonian-flagged cargo ship accused of carrying grain from Russian-occupied Crimea.

On at least two occasions, the vessel Usko MFU entered the port of Sevastopol after disabling its AIS system, allowing it to be tracked, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office notes, at least for the first time in November 2023. , the ship departed with 3,000 tons of agricultural products on behalf of the Turkish company.

Concerns about China’s role

Nato countries, concerned about China’s aid to Russia in its war against Ukraine, will hold talks with their Asia-Pacific partners on Thursday before meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The latter will meet the leaders of the 32 NATO nations on the sidelines of a summit marked by a climate of political uncertainty reigning in the United States.

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US President Joe Biden, the host of the meeting, is scheduled to hold a press conference on Thursday after questions about his health and ability to face Republican rival Donald Trump in November’s presidential election.

It will take place at the end of this summit, marking 75 years of NATO’s existence, the last day of which will be partly devoted to China.

Market in Paris

The Union of Ukrainians of France (UUF) has organized a peaceful rally in Paris this Saturday July 13 at 3:30 p.m.: more than 500 people are expected to march in memory of the 450 Ukrainian athletes who died during the invasion of Ukraine. Russia. With the support of the Ukrainian World Congress, the participants will display the names of the missing athletes on their T-shirts.

This silent march will depart from the Place du Panthéon in the 5th arrondissement of Paris at 3:30 and end near the Place Saint-Michel (6th arrondissement): there will be a minute of silence, followed by speeches by the organizers. The UUF wants the gathering to honor the memory of the 450 missing Ukrainian athletes and ensure their identity and the circumstances of their deaths are recognised. It is also to raise awareness among the public in France of the fact that Russia’s invasion continues to wreak havoc on Ukrainian territory every day.

What will the arrival of the F-16 change?

NATO members announced Wednesday on the sidelines of a summit in Washington that they had begun sending F-16s from Denmark and the Netherlands to Queue’s forces. Details with Claire Cambier, our special correspondent in Ukraine.

Ukraine: Can F-16s Shift the Balance of Power?Source: TF1 information

The F-16 is not a miracle solution

The transfer of US-made F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine marks a victory for President Volodymyr Zelensky, but experts warn that they alone will not be enough to close gaps in the country’s air defenses besieged by the Russian military.

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NATO members announced Wednesday on the sidelines of a summit in Washington that they had begun sending F-16s from Denmark and the Netherlands to Queue’s forces. Fast acting devices.

U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken pledged that “these aircraft will fly into Ukrainian skies this summer to ensure that Ukraine can effectively defend itself against Russian aggression.”

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Here’s what happened in the last few hours:

  • “The transfer of F-16 fighter jets from Denmark and the Netherlands is underway,” US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said. He attended the summit in the US capital and immediately welcomed it, stressing that the exchange of fighter jets “brings us closer to a just and lasting peace”.
  • NATO countries decided that military aid to Ukraine would reach at least 40 billion euros, according to the text of their joint declaration, not for several years as Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg wanted. However, according to the text of the declaration, NATO leaders pledged to “review” their contributions “during the next NATO summit to be held in The Hague in 2025.”

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New British Prime Minister Keir Starmer pledged his country’s continued strong support for Ukraine, hinting that Kyiv could use London-supplied missiles to strike Russian targets. British military aid “Intended for defensive purposes, but Ukraine must decide how to use it for these defensive purposes”He told reporters on his way to Washington for NATO’s 75th anniversary summit.

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This position was also held by his predecessors Rishi Chung, Liz Truss and Boris Johnson, but it was the first time that Keir Starmer, who has won a landslide victory for Labor in the general election, has said it himself.

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In the US capital, he reiterated London’s support for Kiev during a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The UK has been a key supporter of Kiev since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022. “As far as the UK is concerned, I have made it clear that a change of government will not change the support we provide.”Mr Starmer told reporters after his briefing “very good” Mr. Meeting with Zelensky.

“When we were in opposition we were united on this issue and it was very important for me to confirm this face to face during the meeting”Mr Starmer said he had already spoken to Mr Zelensky on the phone after arriving in Downing Street.

Mr. Zelensky, for his part, noted that he had raised the issue of missiles with Mr Starmer. “I learned this morning about Russia’s authorization to use Storm Shadow missiles against military targets, and today we had the opportunity to discuss the implementation of this decision.”He said to himself, at X “with thanks” Towards London.

Asked about the matter, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that Russia would take it if necessary. “Necessary Actions”. “If true, this is surely another completely irresponsible move aimed at inflaming tensions and worsening the situation”he said.


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