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Ghana Condemns Russia For Recent Attack On Ukraine

The Government of Ghana has vehemently condemned the government of Russia for their attacks and killing of people of Ukraine.

The Government is of the view that, the attacks from the Russian government on Ukraine is unfortunate and a bad blood in this era of peace the entire world is enjoying.

The Russian government and its troops have for the past days attacked people of Ukraine for their decision to join NATO.

The attack has seen the killing of hundreds and properties worth millions being destroyed.

The unfortunate attack has also left citizens and foreigners stranded.

Addressing the press at the Information Ministry's Meet the Press Series, the Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botcwey stressed that, the government was stunned by the attack from the Russian government as she said, Ghana did not anticipate any form of attack from the Russia on Ukraine.

She added that, the Ghana government appealed to the Russian government to dialogue with the Ukrainians and they believed the dialogue was going to work as she says the attack was really unexpected.

Madam Ayorkor Botcwey noted that, Ghana is very concerned about the attack on Ukraine due to the close tie and relationship between both governments which she says the attack has direct effect on Ghana thus the country's condemning the attack.

In other developments, the government of Ghana has debunked a report which alleged that a train carrying Ghanaian students in Ukraine was attacked by Russians.

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, urged Ghanaians to stay away from such sensationalism and unconfirmed reports.

She stressed that such reports serve to exacerbate tensions because the situation in Ukraine now is a sensitive matter.

It is alleged that the Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has revealed that a train that was carrying some Ghanaian students was attacked by the Russians in Ukraine.

Reacting to the report, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, said such reports are untrue.

The Minister also revealed that, over 220 Ghanaians have moved from Ukraine and they are expected to be in soon.

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith



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