Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is concerned that the fighting in the Middle East could distract his allies from the conflict in his country. On Wednesday, he surprised them with a visit to NATO headquarters in Brussels.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has welcomed his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, to his country for the first time since the Russian invasion. They met in Bucharest on Tuesday to discuss shared security.
The Japan Meteorological Agency is still unable to pinpoint the scale and focus of an earthquake that occurred on Monday which triggered tsunami of up to 60 centimeters in the Izu Islands in the Pacific Ocean, south of Tokyo.
Japanese Foreign Minister Kamikawa Yoko has said in a statement that she is "deeply saddened by the large number of deaths and the extensive damage" that was caused by the quakes in western Afghanistan on Saturday.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has condemned one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in months. He called the strike on a village in the Kharkiv region a "brutal Russian crime." At least 50 people died.