War in Ukraine: nearly fifty people die every day, according to Volodymyr Zelensky

The Ukrainian Head of State estimated that there were five times more deaths within Russian troops than in Ukrainian troops.

Le Monde

Invited to a special program broadcast by TV5 Monde, Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, notably returned on Friday September 23 to the number of deaths recorded by Ukrainian forces since the start of the conflict. “It is nearly fifty people a day. But they are not the exact figures, because we do not know how many soldiers and civilians remain on the territory. There are five times fewer Ukrainian soldiers killed than Russian soldiers “Said Mr. Zelensky.

During an interview of more than an hour, the Ukrainian president also denounced the ambiguous position of China. “Before the large -scale invasion, there were communication channels between our countries, there was a lot of economic and commercial cooperation,” said Zelensky, referring to the relationships between kyiv and Beijing. “For the moment, we have no communication channel with China and that is a shame. I would like them to help Ukraine.” A telephone communication with the Chinese president “would be difficult today,” said -Al conceded.

The head of state also expressed his surprise regarding the lack of support from Israel. “I am shocked. I do not understand. Israel has provided us with nothing, nothing, zero. I understand that they [the Israelis] must defend their land, but I have received information that Israel exports its armaments in D ‘Other countries, “said Mr. Zelensky. “I do not accuse the leaders. I see the facts: there were discussions with the leaders of Israel and that did not help Ukraine. We can notice the influence of Russia on Israel. I consider Israel as an independent state, “he said, saying civil society supports kyiv. “Why not give us anti -aircraft defense?”

Ukraine castigated Iran on the same day for its arms deliveries to Russia, denouncing measures against the country’s territorial integrity, the day of a Russian Iranian drone strike On the city of Odessa (south), which left one dead.

“These are Iran measures going against the sovereignty, territorial integrity of our State, as well as against the life and health of Ukrainian citizens” , deplored on Facebook Sergii Nykyforov, the spokesperson for President Volodymyr Zelensky.

/Media reports.