18.05. The UN Children's Fund has warned of catastrophic malnutrition for thousands of children around the world, including due to the effects of the war in Ukraine and the pandemic. Today, 13.6 million boys and girls suffer from hunger and severe malnutrition. A quarter of malnourished children live in conflict zones such as Ethiopia and Afghanistan.
18.05. Sweden and Finland can count on the full support of the European Union in the issue of these countries' accession to NATO. This was stated by the head of EU foreign policy Josep Borrell.
18.05. Volodymyr Zelenskyy submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a draft law on the approval of the presidential decree "On the extension of martial law in Ukraine." A draft decree "On the extension of the general mobilization period" has also been submitted.