President of Romania Klaus Iohannis said that although the Russian drones are not aimed at the territory of his country, falling debris still remains a significant problem.
Agerpres reports this. , but the fact that their parts fall on the territory of the country is a real problem that needs to be solved. So far, no one has been hurt, but that does not mean that these incidents do not count”, – noted Johannis.
He emphasized that Russian attacks on ports on the Ukrainian coast to prevent the transit of grain are war crimes.
According to Iohannis, people living on the Romanian bank of the Danube near the areas affected by the attacks are afraid, but understand the importance of supporting Ukraine.
“They see the bombing on the other side and think that if we stand and watch, we can be next”, – he emphasized.
We will remind, during the Russian attack on Ukraine on the night of September 4, Shahed kamikaze drones fell and detonated on the territory of Romania, as stated, in particular, by the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Oleg Nikolenko.
The first public reaction of the Ministry of Defense of Romania was denying the fact that Russian drones had fallen on the territory of the country, but soon official Bucharest admitted that the remains of the drone had fallen on Romanian soil.
Later, President of Romania Klaus Iohannis said that in connection with the discovery of debris on Romanian territory of the drone, an “urgent and professional investigation” must be conducted.
After that, the Romanian military found on the territory of the country the wreckage of another drone, similar to those used by Russia to attack Ukraine. In connection with the incident, President Klaus Iohannis had a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
It is worth noting that on the eve of this conversation, Stoltenberg himself, commenting on the fall of the wreckage of a Russian drone on the territory of Romania, stated that the Alliance did not sees signs of a “intentional attack”.