Louis Tomlinson – who found fame in boy band One Direction – took to Twitter to share updates on his shows
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Hitmaker Louis Tomlinson took to Twitter to announce that he was canceling his Moscow and Kyiv amid the Russo-Ukrainian war.
The former One Direction singer, 30, posted a statement on the microblog on Monday night to share that his main priority is the safety of his fans.
He then went on to say that his thoughts are with those who are suffering in the “unnecessary war”.
Louis wrote in a statement: “Due to recent events in Ukraine, I must sadly announce that my tours in Moscow and Kyiv will be canceled until further notice.”
The leader of the ranking continued: “The safety of the fans is my top priority and my thoughts go out to the people of Ukraine and to those who are enduring this needless war.”
He then signed it with his own name.
Louis will perform at the Stereo Plaza venue in the Ukrainian capital on Monday, July 4.
He was then scheduled to play at the Russian Circus City Hall in Moscow on Wednesday, July 6.
Last week, Vladimir Putin’s forces began their assault on Ukraine after weeks of preparations.
Thousands of people were killed after cities were targeted by Russian missiles and thousands fled Kyiv.
Russia is believed to have an arsenal of nearly 6,000 nuclear weapons – the most of any country in the world.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/breaking-louis-tomlinson-cancels-moscow-26353046 Louis Tomlinson cancels Moscow and Kyiv show as he condemns 'unnecessary war'