A spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, admitted that the missile attack on the port of Odessa was carried out by Russian forces.
Serhiy Prachuk, a spokesman for the Odessa Oblast administration, said that the Russian army yesterday attacked the commercial port of Odessa, southern Ukraine, with maneuverable missiles.
“The enemy attacked the port of Odessa Sea Merchant with maneuvering Kalibr missiles,” Brachuk wrote in the Telegram.
Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense shot down two missiles. The spokesman added, quoting the “Southern” Operations Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, that two missiles hit the port’s infrastructure.
Yesterday, the Turkish Defense Minister said that Russian officials had informed Ankara of this “They have absolutely nothing to do with the attack and they are investigating the matter thoroughly,” he added.
Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, spoke about the matter today.
“Kaliber missiles destroyed the military infrastructure of the port of Odessa, Sending a Ukrainian military ship to the address beloved by the Kyiv regime with a specific strike– I wrote in Telegram. In this way, she commented on the words of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, that “Russia’s cynical attack on the port of Odessa on July 23 is a barbaric attack and proves the impossibility of dialogue with the Russian Federation.” “
Representatives of Ukraine and Russia signed with Turkey and the United Nations on Friday in Istanbul Two separate “mirror” agreements to abolish the ban on exports of Ukrainian grain through the ports of the Black Sea. The agreement guarantees safe sea lanes to three Ukrainian ports: Odessa, the Black Sea and Yuzhny (Bevdny). According to the United Nations, the full implementation of the agreement will take several weeks.
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