Ukraine Needs More Lethal Weapons – Says Minister Of Foreign Affairs
Pavlo Klimkin, Minister Of Foreign Affairs Of Ukraine Thinks Kiev Needs Lethal American Weapons
Earlier, First Deputy Minister of Defense Bob Wark, said at a meeting with Klimkin, that “the United States remain committed to serious support for the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine, as well as building the capacity of the Ukrainian armed forces.”
“We’re definitely in need of it (lethal weapons). I always say that I do not like this division – to lethal and non-lethal – we need more defensive and high-tech weapons and effective cooperation with the United States and NATO in many areas, “- Klimkin said in an interview ZN.UA publication, responding to a question whether Ukraine needs lethal weapon.
According to him, he sees that this interaction is really starting to show results. “And, most importantly, I see by the reaction of our friends and colleagues, and they see that the results are there,” – said Klimkin.
Russia Warns Not To Deliver Arms To Ukraine
Moscow has repeatedly warned about arms deliveries to Ukraine. Russia says this step will only lead to an escalation of the conflict in the Donbass. The press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, has repeatedly stated that arms deliveries to Kiev will not help resolve the crisis in Ukraine.
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