Zelensky: Russian missile attack on train station in Kramatorsk is a war crime

The missile attack in Kramatorsk burned cars outside the train station.

Photo: FADEL SENNA / AFP / Getty Images

Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky said on Friday that he expects a “strong global response” from the world’s leading powers. following the alleged Russian attack on the train station in the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, in the Donetsk region.

“Like the massacre in Bucha, like many other Russian war crimes, the missile attack in Kramatorsk should be one of the charges in (international) courts, which will surely happen,” the Ukrainian president said in his speech. evening, according to a statement from the Presidency.

“This is another Russian war crime, for which everyone involved will be held accountable.”he said in his late-night speech on Friday, adding that Russian state propaganda tried to blame the Ukrainian armed forces for the attack.

Zelensky confirmed earlier reports by the head of the military administration of the Donetsk region that at least 50 people were killed.They were in the attack, including five children.

Like the Bucha massacres, as well as many other Russian war crimes, the Kramatorsk missile attack must be one of the charges in court, which it will surely happen.”

Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine

The Ukrainian president said that “all the efforts of the world” will be directed to set minute by minute “Who did what, who gave the orders, where did the rocket come from, who was carrying it, who gave the order and how was the attack coordinated? Liability is unavoidable,” he warned.

He also stated that he discussed this alleged Russian attack on Kramatorsk with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Policy, Josep Borrell, who met with Zelensky on Friday after have visited the city of Bucha.

“Lacking the strength and courage to face us on the battlefield, they are cynically destroying the civilian population. It is an evil that has no limits and that, if it is not punished, will never stop”, stressed the president of Ukraine.

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