The head of the President’s Office Andriy Yermak informed the interlocutors about the consequences of the Russian attack on December 16.
Andriy Yermak met with representatives of the USA / photo Andriy Yermak
The USA is ready to provide equipment for the rapid restoration of Ukraine’s energy facilities after Russian missile strikes.
This was reported by the head of the Office of the President, Andriy Yermak Telegram after a meeting with US Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Jeffrey Payette and US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ukraine Bridget Brink.
He notes that he held this meeting on the instructions of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi.
Yermak informed the interlocutors about the consequences of Russia’s attack on December 16.
“Our country needs equipment and other assistance for the rapid restoration of heating and energy facilities after missile strikes by the Russian Federation,” Yermak said.
He said that the representatives of the USA assured of their readiness to provide assistance to Ukraine, in particular the necessary equipment, for the effective support of the Ukrainian people.
Missile attack on Ukraine on December 16
On December 16, the Russian occupiers fired 70 cruise missiles and 4 guided air missiles at Ukraine, 60 of which were shot down by air defense forces.
Energy Minister Herman Galushchenko said that as a result of the Russian missile attack, about nine generation facilities were damaged. Emergency power cuts were implemented throughout Ukraine.
The company “Ukrenergo” announced and then terminated the emergency situation (blackout) in the unified energy system of Ukraine after massive Russian missile strikes.