Luminița Odobescu: The security situation in Ukraine and on its borders is serious
The security situation in Ukraine and on its borders is "serious", declared today the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luminița Odobescu, who is participating in the informal meeting of the heads of diplomacy from the European Union in Kiev, writes Agerpres.
Yerevan calls mass exodus from Karabakh 'ethnic cleansing' and says UN mission came too late
The last bus carrying ethnic Armenians from Nagorno-Karabakh left the region Monday, completing a grueling weeklong exodus of over 100,000 people — more than 80% of the residents — after Azerbaijan reclaimed the area in a lightning military operation, AP reports.
Zelensky says nothing will weaken Kyiv’s resolve against Russia
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a speech released on Sunday that nothing would weaken his country’s fight against Russia, a day after the US Congress passed a stopgap funding bill that omitted aid to Ukraine, Reuters reports.
UN mission arrives in Nagorno-Karabakh for first visit in 30 years
An Azerbaijani presidency spokesman told AFP that a "UN mission arrived in Karabakh on Sunday morning" – mainly to assess humanitarian needs. It marks the first time in about 30 years that the international body has gained access to the region.
Pro-Russian politician wins Slovakia’s parliamentary election
A party headed by a pro-Kremlin figure came out top after securing more votes than expected in an election in Slovakia, preliminary results show, in what will likely pose a challenge to NATO and EU unity on Ukraine, CNN reports.