In Avdiivka front heavy fighting continues near Stepove and the Avdiivka Coke Plant. According to Ukrainian General Staff reports that continuous assaults are taking place on Ukrainian positions while aerial attacks by the Russians have also increased.
In Bakhmut front Russian counter attacks around Klishchiivka and Andriivka have reportedly somewhat slowed down due to heavy losses. Near Bohdanivka Russians are attacking, trying to revert all Ukrainian gains made in recent months in that area.
Representatives of the European External Action Service arrived in Kyiv to start consultations on the package of security guarantees for Ukraine on behalf of the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell.
Finland has confirmed it will increase its artillery ammunition production for Ukraine. Within weeks a new plan will be presented and put into motion.
Belgian Defense Minister Ludivine Dedonder confirmed the country’s intentions to transfer F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine in 2025.