Wake-up call 3/10: meeting of Russian-Ukrainian foreign ministers • Parliament discusses war –

Wake-up call 3/10: meeting of Russian-Ukrainian foreign ministers • Parliament discusses war –

Good morning! Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov met in Turkey.

Prefer to listen to the wake-up call?

Again first: there is still a lot of sun today. Sometimes, however, cloudy curtains hang over the land. It will be 14 or 15 degrees in most places with a weak southeast wind. Even in the south of the Netherlands around 16 degrees max.

Air Plaza

on the way out Here you will find an overview of the activities. View the timetable of the trains here.

What can you expect today?

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, met with his Turkish counterpart, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, in the Turkish holiday resort of Antalya. There has not been such a high level of contact between the countries since Russia invaded Ukraine last month. In Belarus, three rounds of talks took place between the delegations of the two countries.
  • The House of Representatives discusses developments in Ukraine. Topics covered include the reception of refugees in the Netherlands and the delivery of additional goods to Ukraine.
  • The 27 EU leaders will meet for an informal summit for two days. French President Macron will receive them in the afternoon at the Palace of Versailles. The main theme here will be the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • Four Dutch clubs play the first legs of the Round of 16 in the Conference League. These are Vitesse – AS Roma (18:45), Partizan Belgrade – Feyenoord (18:45), PSV – FC Copenhagen (19:00) and FK Bodø/Glimt – AZ (19:00). Everything can be followed on our live blog.

What did you miss?

More than a million children have fled Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian occupation, according to UNICEF. At least 37 children have been killed and 50 injured so far, according to the United Nations Children’s Rights Organization.

Catherine Russell, UNICEF director, said in a statement yesterday. He was responding to the bombing of a children’s hospital in Mariupol.

Here you will find last night’s most important news about the war in Ukraine. You can follow the latest developments on our live blog.

Other news of the night

  • Conservative Yoon Suk-yeol won the election after a neck-and-neck race in South Korea: the 60-year-old rival narrowly defeated Lee Jae-myung, who was running for the ruling party.
  • Djokovic does not enter Indian Wells and Miami, the Mexican escape route is not possible: the Serb announced via his Twitter channel that he has already taken into account that he will not enter the United States, as he has not been vaccinated.
  • In an evaluation report of the corona crisis, the Executive Board (ROB) advises “Municipalities must be able to take local corona measures”.

And then this:

McDonald’s is temporarily closing all its branches in Russia. The American fast food chain became the 15th company to decide to close all its activities in Russia because of the war in Ukraine.

In Russia, some people react to this without understanding:

Good day!

Source: NOS