Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:
Rockets hit the Ukrainian capital Kyiv during a visit by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the city
US President Biden has asked Congress to provide billion in military, economic and humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced this morning that the Russian forces have launched an offensive along the entire front line in the south and east of Ukraine.
It is stated that the efforts of the Russian forces are focused on capturing Mariupol and reaching the administrative border of the Kherson region, Interfax Ukraine reports.
Von der Leyen and Borrell left for Kyiv last night by train from Przemyl, Poland, about 13 kilometers from the border with Ukraine.
Von der Leyen is scheduled to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv.
Looking forward to Kyiv.@JosepBorrellF @eduardheger pic.twitter.com/YFAgGr5Tlc
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will talk today in Kyiv with the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, announced the spokesman of the Ukrainian President Sergei Nikiforov.
EU spokesman said on Tuesday that European Foreign Minister Josep Borrell would also travel to Kyiv this week, Reuters recalls.
Missile strike in the Odessa region
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, congratulated President Aleksandar Vui on his victory in the presidential elections held on April 3.
Congratulations from the EP Rapporteur for Serbia
European Parliament Rapporteur for Serbia, Vladimr Bilk, also congratulated President Vucic on re-election.
"In connection with inquiries regarding publications on the possible provision of Bulgarian jet fighters to the Ukrainian Air Force, we would like to inform you that such a topic has not been discussed in the Ministry of Defense." This was answered by the MoD to questions from OFFNews about the information that three NATO countries are transferring 70 planes to Ukraine, which may be ba