The Kremlin confirms an attack on a military target in the port of Odessa


The Kremlin confirms an attack on a military target in the port of Odessa

After the Kremlin leaked on Saturday A denial through the Turkish Ministry of Defense, this Sunday a spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajarova , has confirmed that Russia launched a missile attack on the port of Odessa, protected under the Istanbul agreement reached on Friday to resume grain exports, but has pointed out that it was aimed at a military target.

“Kalibr missiles They have destroyed the military infrastructure of the port of Odessa”, Zajarova has made known on her Telegram account, where she explained that the attacks were aimed at a “Ukrainian military ship”, which was hit in this bombardment “from high precision”.

The attack against the port of Odesa was received between the concern of Turkey, guarantor of the agreement, and the condemnation of the United States, the European Union, the United Nations and Ukraine itself, which denounced the attack. The launch of at least four Kalibr missiles, two of which ended up hitting the port facilities.

Under the agreement, a coalition of Turkish, Ukrainian and UN personnel will supervise the launch of the missiles. loading grain onto ships at the Ukrainian ports of Odessa, Chernomosk and Pivdenyi, before sailing a pre-planned route through the Black Sea.

The ships They will cross the Black Sea to the Bosporus Strait in Turkey, where they will settle. a joint coordination center in Istanbul, which includes representatives from the UN, Ukraine, Russia and Turkey. Likewise, this center will be the one in charge of examining the ships that enter Ukraine to guarantee that they do not carry weapons or combat material.


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