Terror and intimidation campaign continues: Ukrainian Embassy in Spain received bloody package
The package with traces of blood similar to those previously sent to other Ukrainian diplomatic missions was received by the Embassy of Ukraine in Madrid.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman, Oleh Nikolenko, reported this.
Nikolenko said: "The Ukrainian embassy in Spain also received a blood-stained package similar to those previously received by our other diplomatic institutions. The Spanish police surrounded the perimeter of the embassy for security reasons. Specialists are already working on the spot, and investigative actions are underway."
In a report from the scene, the RTVE TV channel reported that the ambassador and employees remained on the embassy premises; they were not evacuated. Police continue to expand the security perimeter around the building.
On Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine announced the continuation of a targeted campaign of terror and intimidation of Ukrainian embassies abroad.
After the terrorist attack in Spain, bloody packages arrived at the embassies in Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Croatia, and Italy, the consulates general in Naples and Krakow, and the consulate in Brno. There were animal eyes in the packages, and the packages themselves were soaked in a liquid of a characteristic color and had a corresponding smell.
The Ukrainian consulate in the Czech city of Brno was even evacuated this morning due to a suspicious package.
It will be recalled that on Wednesday afternoon, it became known that an employee of the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid received minor injuries due to the explosion of a package on the premises of the diplomatic mission, which was addressed to the ambassador. It is known that in Spain, the incident was previously classified as a terrorist crime.
On Thursday, in addition to the Ukrainian Embassy in Spain, three more Ukrainian diplomatic missions received letters with threats.
As Rubryka wrote, on Wednesday afternoon, November 30, it became known that an employee of the Embassy of Ukraine in Madrid received minor injuries as a result of a bomb explosion in the premises of the embassy.
It is known that in Spain, the incident was previously classified as a terrorist crime.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, then instructed to strengthen the security of all Ukrainian embassies abroad immediately and also called on his Spanish colleague to take urgent measures to investigate the attack on the Ukrainian diplomatic mission.
A package with a suspected explosive device was also received on Wednesday by the Spanish company Instalaza, which manufactures weapons that the Spanish government is sending to Ukraine to help fight Russian forces, Torrejón de Ardos Air Base and the Ministry of Defense of Spain.