The head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine,

Oleksiy Reznikov

, had a telephone conversation with the head of the Pentagon, Lloyd Austin.

The minister

announced

this on his Twitter page.

Reznikov stated that during the conversation with his American colleague, he discussed further steps that the countries will take to strengthen Ukrainian air defense.

Reznikov said that his conversation with the head of the US Ministry of Defense took place immediately after another massive Russian missile attack on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure.

"I would like to express my deep gratitude to Lloyd Austin, who is sincerely worried about the situation in Ukraine ... Thank you to the United States for your continued support!"

- wrote the Minister of Defense of Ukraine.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy said

that on December 5, Russia fired 70 missiles at Ukraine, most of which were shot down

.

In addition, we previously informed that the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation was informed about the 

consequences of airstrikes on the Diaghilev and Engels military airfields on the territory of Russia

.

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