EU chief laments death of Ukraine minister, 'friend of EU'

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Published: 2023-01-18 13:06

Last Updated: 2023-02-04 12:53


EU chief laments death of Ukraine minister, 'friend of EU'
EU chief laments death of Ukraine minister, 'friend of EU'

EU chief Charles Michel expressed dismay on Wednesday after Ukraine's interior minister and over a dozen others were killed in an helicopter crash near Kyiv.

"We join Ukraine in grief following the tragic helicopter accident," the president of the European Council said, in a message posted to social media.

"Minister Denys Monastyrsky was a great friend of the EU. We share our deepest condolences with the families of the victims, President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and the people of Ukraine."


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