Zelensky said Russia is making winter a “weapon of mass destruction.”
Zelensky appealed to the Association of Mayors of France to provide concrete help.
The World Health Organization has warned that the lives of millions of Ukrainians are at risk this winter.
Kyiv. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday that Russia was trying to use this winter as a “weapon of mass destruction” by attacking his country’s energy infrastructure. Zelensky told a meeting of French mayors in a video message that “the Kremlin wants to turn this winter into a weapon of mass destruction.” He said that we need many things to survive this winter and to prevent Russia from turning the cold into a tool of terror and subjugation of people.
According to an AFP news agency, Zelensky urged the association of French mayors to send help to the Ukrainian emergency services and medical service with generators, medicine and all kinds of necessary equipment. He said: “I ask you to provide concrete help to Ukraine and support our cities and people against terrorism.” While the World Health Organization warned on Monday that the lives of millions of Ukrainians were at risk. Because the country’s power grid is in poor condition due to continuous Russian attacks.
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Significantly, lately the Russian army had to withdraw from many places. Enraged by this, Moscow deliberately began targeting Ukraine’s energy infrastructure. Due to which there will be no power to thousands of homes across the country during the coming winter. Russia believes this can help break the morale of the Ukrainian people. While WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge told reporters that this winter in Ukraine will be dangerous for people’s existence. This cold would put the lives of millions of people in Ukraine at risk.
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FIRST POST: November 23, 2022, 05:48 HST