The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv does not consider the explosion a terrorist attack

Посольство США в Киеве не считает ночной взрыв терактом

The U.S. Embassy in Kiev

The Embassy works in a usual mode.

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine said that he does not consider the attack an explosion occurred in the night of Thursday on the territory of the diplomatic mission in Kiev.

“Currently, we do not consider this incident a terrorist act. The Embassy is working closely with our partners in local law enforcement in the investigation of this incident”, – reads the statement of the Embassy in Facebook.

At the same time, the Embassy confirmed that after midnight on the Embassy happened “the incident, using a small incendiary device.”

“It didn’t cause any property damage to the Embassy. None of the staff suffered. The Embassy works in a usual mode”, – said at the Embassy.

Note that the SBU is investigating the explosion at the U.S. Embassy under part 1 of article 258 (terrorism) of the criminal code of Ukraine.

As reported Корреспондент.netin the night of 8 June in Kiev on the street Sikorski, a bomb exploded near the U.S. Embassy. During the inspection revealed that unknown persons threw on the territory of the diplomatic mission unidentified explosive device.

The speaker of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Donetsk region strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kiev.