Poland threatens to block Ukraine’s entry into the EU; Ukraine to sue Poland over grain; The UN Court continues hearings on Ukraine’s claim against the Russian Federation. Athletistic highlights yesterday’s key events.
The Cabinet of Ministers sacked all six deputy defense ministers after replacing the head of the department. The Secretary of State of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense was also fired. The new head of the military department, Rustem Umerov, can start building his team from scratch.
The International Court of Justice in The Hague continued hearings on Ukraine’s claim against the Russian Federation on the genocide convention. On Monday, the Russian side was in court. Russian representative Gennady Kuzmin said in his speech that the International Court of Justice allegedly has no jurisdiction over genocide charges under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. Representatives of the Russian Federation in their speeches denounced Ukraine for allegedly committing genocide in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions, and also starting a war. Ukrainian representatives will appear before the International Court of Justice on Tuesday.
Polish authorities may block Ukraine’s accession to the European Union if the issue of importing Ukrainian agricultural products is not resolved. Polish Minister of Agriculture Robert Telus said this. The minister noted that in the current situation, “Polish agriculture will never win over Ukrainian agriculture.”
Ukraine has filed a case at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against Poland, Hungary and Slovakia over their refusal to lift the ban on the import of agricultural products. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Economy and Trade Representative of Ukraine Taras Kachka. He added that Kyiv is preparing to take retaliatory measures against Polish exports of fruits and vegetables. In response, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia abandoned the EC coordination platform’s work on Ukrainian grain due to Ukraine’s possible filing of a WTO claim.
Last week, Ukrainian fighters managed to decapitate Andreevka and Kleshchievka. Overall, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated 51 square meters during the counteroffensive. km of territory in the direction of Bakhmut. This is what the Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Anna Malyar, said. According to him, during the counter-offensive near Bakhmut, 51 square meters have been liberated. km of territory. In particular, in the past week, Ukrainian fighters liberated another 2 square meters. km.
In the Bakhmut direction, the Defense Forces successfully repelled numerous enemy attacks in the Klishchievka area of the Donetsk region, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported. Russian troops tried to restore the lost position in the Andreevka area of the Donetsk region, but without success. At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct an offensive operation in the direction of Melitopol, offensive (attack) operations in the direction of Bakhmut, destroy the invaders and step by step liberate the occupied territories .
On the night of September 18, Russian invaders attacked Ukraine with air-launched cruise missiles and attack drones. A total of 24 UAV attacks were recorded in the direction of Nikolaev and Odessa regions. 18 attack drones were destroyed by the air defense. Ukraine also recorded the launch of 17 cruise missiles of the X-101/X-555/X-55 type. All 17 were destroyed by Air Force forces and means within the Dnepropetrovsk, Poltava and Khmelnytsky regions.
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