“AThe Kanivska and Dniester hydroelectric power stations were deliberately hit by the enemy. The terrorist country wants to repeat the environmental disaster in the Kherson region. But now not only Ukraine, but also Moldova is under threat. The water will not stop at the border crossing points, nor will the Russian war, unless we stop it in Ukraine together and in time,” he said.

The Nova Khakhovka power plant dam, about 60 kilometers from the city of Kherson, was hit by a missile in early June 2023, causing massive flooding of hundreds of square kilometers, as well as more than fifty deaths and damage. estimated at more than 3.5 billion euros.

In a message published on Telegram, Zelensky underlined, after the first meeting of the General Staff called by the new secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Litvinenko, that “the challenges are very serious”, adding that “Russian terrorists have attacked again the Ukrainian energy sector”.

Prime Minister Denis Schmigal, Energy Minister German Galushcneko and the chairmen of the boards of directors of Ukrenergo and Naftogaz, Volodymir Kudritsky and Oleksy Chernishov, presented reports on the damage and reconstruction work.

“They discussed the most effective forms of physical protection and their application in other facilities,” added Zelensky.

The second point discussed during the meeting was arms and ammunition supply contracts for the near and long term future.

“The need for air defense has become pressing. Due to the intensity of Russian bombing, stocks have to be replenished more quickly. I have given instructions to intensify work with our partners. We are counting on their rapid response,” wrote the Ukrainian president.

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