Western partners to provide aid for Ukraine if military action steps up, - Foreign Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

This assistance will aim to considerably boost this country's defense capabilities
10:14, 16 April 2021

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba

Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba claimed that if military action in Ukraine resumes, the country will get military assistance from its Western partners. The diplomat said so in an evening show at 1+1 TV channel. RBC-Ukraine quoted him as saying.

According to the Minister, this assistance will significantly contribute to this country's defense capabilities.

As we reported, Commander of the U.S. European Command Tod D. Wolters and Commander of the U.S. Transportation Command Stephen R. Lyons testified at U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee toward the tension at the Russian-Ukrainian border. The allocation of financing for defense for the 2022 Defense Program was considered as the U.S. Department of Defense reported.

Related: Russia should not meddle with Ukraine's NATO aspirations, - Stoltenberg

"NATO remains the strategic center of gravity and the foundation of deterrence and assurance in Europe. Everything we do is about generating peace. We compete to win. We deter, and, if deterrence fails, we're prepared to respond to aggression with the full weight of the transatlantic alliance,” Wolters said.

Related: NATO able to offer rebuff to Russia in case anti-Ukrainian aggression, - U.S. European Command

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