Suspicious packages proceed to be despatched to Ukrainian diplomatic missions overseas, Ukrainian International Minister Dmytro Kuleba stated in a Fb submit on Wednesday.
“Over the previous two days, suspicious packages have been acquired on the embassies in Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Denmark, in addition to the consulate in Gdansk,” stated Kuleba.
In response to Kuleba, this brings the overall variety of threats to 31 instances throughout 15 international locations: Austria (1), Croatia (1), Czech Republic (2), Denmark (1), France (1), Hungary (2), Italy (4), Kazakhstan (1), Netherlands (1), Poland (6), Portugal (2), Romania (2), Spain (5), Vatican (1), and the USA (1).
A number of the packages have included the eyes of animals and others crude explosive fees, he famous.
Kuleba went on to say that each one the suspicious packages show the identical alleged “sender’s tackle,” which is a “automobile dealership within the German city of Sindelfingen.” There isn’t any proof that the tackle had something to do with the packages.
The packages had been normally despatched from submit workplaces that weren’t outfitted with video surveillance programs, and the “attackers” had additionally averted leaving traces of DNA, based on Kuleba’s Fb submit.
“This, particularly, signifies the skilled stage of this motion,” he stated. “For per week now, Ukrainian embassies and consulates have been working within the mode of enhanced safety measures, police cordons… and forensic specialists.”
“The continued marketing campaign of terror in opposition to Ukrainian diplomats is unprecedented in its scale not solely within the context of Ukraine but in addition on the international stage,” stated Kuleba. “I don’t recall instances in historical past when so many embassies and consulates of 1 nation had been subjected to such huge assaults in such a brief time frame. However regardless of how onerous the enemies attempt to intimidate the Ukrainian diplomacy, they’ll fail. We proceed to work for victory.”