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Zelenskyy on strike on Odesa during meeting with Greek PM: 'We saw this strike'

Zelenskyy on strike on Odesa during meeting with Greek PM: 'We saw this strike' Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (

Today, March 6, Russians launched a missile strike on Odesa. This occurred during the visit of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who witnessed the explosion, according to a joint press conference of Zelenskyy and Mitsotakis.

"We saw this strike today (in Odesa). You see who we are dealing with. They don't care where to strike. I know there were casualties. I don't know the details, but I know there are dead and wounded," emphasized the head of state.

According to him, the Russians struck Odessa during the visit of international guests from Greece. But it doesn't matter to the occupiers - either they have lost their minds or don't control their army.

Zelenskyy stressed that such strikes indicate the need to strengthen defense, primarily regarding air defense.

He said Ukraine is "gradually strengthening, but slower than we would like."

In turn, the Greek Prime Minister said that Russia launched a missile strike while he and Zelenskyy were in the port of Odesa.

"At the end of the visit (to the port), we heard an air raid siren and powerful explosions nearby. This is a striking experience; we understand that this war concerns everyone and does not spare anyone," Mitsotakis emphasized.

Rumors of a strike on Zelenskyy's convoy

Today, March 6, the Greek publication Prototema wrote that the convoy of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, which was near the Greek delegation led by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, allegedly came under a missile strike in Odesa.

At the same time, one of the Greek officials, Stavros Papastavrou, who was part of the Greek delegation, told the publication that "everything is fine."

In November of last year, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that since the beginning of the large-scale invasion by Russia, security services had prevented at least 5-6 attempts on his life.