Ukraine's president says no-fly zone is needed to avert humanitarian catastrophe

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  • Wednesday, 09 Mar 2022

FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks in Kyiv, Ukraine, March 7, 2022 in this still image taken from video. Ukrainian President Office/via Reuters TV/Handout via REUTERS

LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Wednesday the international community would be responsible for a mass "humanitarian catastrophe" if it did not agree a no-fly zone to protect his country.

In a daily televised address, he said the threat level in Ukraine was at a maximum nearly two weeks into Russia's invasion but Ukrainians had shown they would never give in.

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