The Pentagon: The United States is analyzing the strikes in Kiev

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby revealed Thursday that the United States is analyzing the attacks in Kiev, which Ukrainian authorities have attributed to Russian missiles.

“We are still trying to analyze it and figure out what happened here, what was bombed and what kind of ammunition,” Kirby told CNN.

10 injured

Interestingly, at least 10 people were injured in a missile attack on Kiev on Thursday evening, while the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, was in visit in this city in the first attacks of this type since mid-April, according to the mayor of the capital.

The fire engulfed a floor in one of the capital’s buildings and windows were destroyed, while large numbers of security and ambulance personnel spread to the place, according to the AFP.

The mayor of the Ukrainian capital, Vitali Klitschko, said that Russian forces “bombed Kiev in evening. Two attacks on the Shevchenkovsky district, on the lower floors of an apartment building “.

‘explosions over his head’

For his part, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba noted via He tweeted that the capital was targeted with long-range missiles, adding: “Russia is once again showing its position towards Ukraine, Europe and the world.”

In turn, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov commented on the attack via Twitter, saying it was an “attack on the security of the (UN) Secretary General and global security”.

One of the advisors of the Ukrainian president, Mikhailo Podolyak, wrote on Twitter: “Missile attack on the center of Kiev during the official visit of Antonio Guterres”. “Yesterday he was sitting behind a long table in the Kremlin and today it blasts over his head,” he added.

“Violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine”

Guterres was reported to have met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday.

Wednesday arrived in Ukraine, where he visited on Thursday, in notably Bucha and Erbin near Kiev, after witnessing the abuses attributed by the Ukrainians to the Russian army.

He also met with the Ukrainian president, considering the Russian military operation in Ukraine is a “violation of its territorial integrity and the UN Charter”.

Support with weapons and equipment

Since February 24, the United Nations has condemned the Russian military operation on Ukrainian territory, while Western countries have sided closely with Kiev, supporting it with weapons, equipment and humanitarian aid, also to face the Russians.

While the West, led by America, has imposed painful sanctions on the Kremlin, hitting various sectors, companies and banks, as well as Russian politicians and wealthy people close to Putin.

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