Spokesman of the General staff of the armed forces of Ukraine said the Ukrainian military is advancing south of the city of Bakhmut. On the southern front, the Ukrainian forces are conducting an offensive operation in the direction of Melitopol, and were successful in the direction of Novoprokopivka.
Turkish President Erdogan spoke during the third summit of the Crimean platform and stated that Turkey doesn’t recognize the annexation of Crimea and will continue to support the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. “Crimea is part of Ukraine,” he added
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that in the case of the crash of Prigozhin’s plane, one should focus on facts, and not on statements by Western media.
Portugal has confirmed its readiness to participate in the training of Ukrainian pilots and engineers on F-16 fighter jets, President Zelenskyi said during a press conference.
The Turkish company Baykar congratulated the GUR on Independence Day of Ukraine and gave them a Bayraktar TB2 for free.