EU condemns Russian missile strike on shopping centre in Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk
June 28, 2022

EU condemns Russian missile strike on shopping centre in Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk

The EU has condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the Russian missile strike on a shopping centre in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk. Hundreds of innocent civilians were reportedly in the centre at the time of the attack, on 27 June.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families,” said a statement by EU High Representative Josep Borrell on behalf of the European Union. “This is yet another heinous act in a series of attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure by the Russian Armed Forces, including most recently missile attacks on civilian buildings and infrastructure in Kyiv and other regions.”

Borrell added that the continued shelling of civilians and civilian objects “amounts to a war crime” and that Russia will be held accountable.

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