Ukraine’s foreign ministry expresses opposition to a continuation of European Union import restrictions on its grain after member states including Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, and Hungary supported an extension.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says over two million Ukrainians have now fled the country since the invasion began. Most have gone to neighbouring Poland, with Hungary, Romania and Slovakia also taking in several hundred thousand refugees each.
Ukrainian Air Force pilots begin arriving in Poland to begin taking control of fighter aircraft donated by European Union countries. The Ukrainian government says that the EU is handing over 70 fighter jets to its air force including 28 MiG-29s from Poland, 12 from Slovakia, 16 from Bulgaria, and 14 Sukhoi Su-25s from Bulgaria. Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said he had rejected the request. European Union security chief Josep Borrell later clarified that the donations were done "bilaterally" by individual EU member states and not from the EU itself.
A summit between Israel and the Visegrád Group (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) is cancelled following Poland's reaction and withdrawal as a result of Israeli officials' statements on the Holocaust alleging Polish involvement. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will hold bilateral talks with the three prime ministers attending.