Kyiv, 16 November 2022 (TDI): Russia launched massive missile attacks in Ukraine on 15th November. Around a hundred missiles were used for the attacks.
According to senior Ukrainian officials, the strikes targeted electrical infrastructure in many other regions. The strike also critically affected the electricity and energy supply.
President Zelenskyy also warned the people of more missile strikes and instructed them to remain in shelters. He also told that authorities are working to restore the energy.
The attacks occurred soon after the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed G20 Summit and suggested a peace plan.
It was a 10-point plan which included the departure of Russian troops and the restoration of Ukraine’s territorial integrity. He addressed the issues of food security and nuclear safety.
He also pleaded with the G20 leaders to use their influence to stop Russian nuclear threats. Moreover, Zelenskyy also urged Russia to stop targeting Ukraine’s energy infrastructure as winters are coming.
Missile attacks in Poland
Additionally, according to the reports, two missiles hit the territory of Poland bordering Ukraine at almost the same time. The missiles attacked the rural Polish village of Przewodow. Two people were reported dead in these attacks.
Szef @BBN_PL @JacekSiewiera: Prezydent @AndrzejDuda zakończył przed chwila rozmowę z @jensstoltenberg. Weryfikujemy przesłanki artykułu 4. NATO. Jesteśmy w kontakcie z sojusznikami i spodziewamy się rozmowy ze stroną amerykańską.
— Kancelaria Prezydenta (@prezydentpl) November 15, 2022
Poland is a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member and immediately wanted to invoke Article 4 of NATO. Article 4 allows all the members to consult and discuss any issues of security and territorial integrity.
All the other NATO members including UK and USA showed concerns related to these attacks. G7 and NATO leaders also held an emergency meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit.
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After the meeting, US President, Joe Biden told the media that they will support Poland’s investigation. The leaders also sent condolences to the people who were shot dead. He added that they will work together and decide what to do next.