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14:32 06 Jul 2022

Irish Prime Minister visits Borodyanka, Bucha and Irpin

Фото: NIALL CARSON/PA

Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin began his visit to Ukraine with a visit to Borodyanka, which was under russian occupation

The Guardian writes about it, EP reports.

As the publication notes, the head of the Irish government met with Borodyanka's mayor and inspected the residential buildings that had burned during the russian bombing.

It is also reported that Martin drove past Hostomel airport, where his motorcade stopped to inspect the destroyed bridge.

The delegation also drove past bombed warehouses, shopping centers, and gas stations.

RTE reports that Martin also visited Irpin and Bucha, where he saw a mass grave and photographs of bodies found after the russians retreated from the town in the first weeks of the war.

"This war must stop," he said.

Прем'єр-міністр Ірландії Міхал Мартін

Photo: NIALL CARSON/PA

It should be noted that later Martin will meet with the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. He plans to discuss how Ireland and the EU can support the country's current and future needs.

As Rubryka reported, on July 6, Irish Prime Minister Martin arrived on a working visit to Ukraine.

The exact details of the visit were not disclosed for security reasons, but it is known that Martin arrived in Kyiv by ground transport from Poland.

Martin stated earlier that his country supports Ukraine's entry into the EU as soon as possible as the best way to ensure its post-war reconstruction and democratic growth.

Read Rubryka's daily timeline of war: current news on Ukraine's defense against russia's aggression.

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