US military visited Balakliya and inspected territory, - press officer

Source : 112 Ukraine

The US can provide equipment and specialists who will teach how to operate it
19:29, 26 March 2017

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The military from the United States visited the ammunition depots in Balakliya, where occurred fire with the subsequent detonation of ammunition. They inspected the territory and listened to reports regarding the situation. About this stated the press officer of the Ukrainian Armed Forces  Vladyslav Voloshyn.

"Military men from the US visited the depots... They arrived, examined the territory and listened to reports on the situation and promised help. They can supply us with equipment and give specialists who will teach us how to operate this equipment. We also asked for protection for our sappers," Voloshyn said.

According to him, we are talking about additional equipment for Ukrainian military. "We are waiting for an answer from them whether they can provide us with it."

As it was reported earlier, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko ordered the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Defense and the State Emergency Service have to immediately involve assistance from NATO for humanitarian demining in Balakliya.

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