Lithuania gave Ukraine 150 tons of ammunition for Kalashnikov assault rifles

Source : 112 Ukraine

Lithuania for the first time since 2014 transfers lethal weapons to Ukraine
19:05, 4 September 2016

Lithuania for the first time in 2014 transported lethal weapons to Ukraine. It is about 150 tons of ammunition, mostly cartridges caliber 5.45 for the various modifications of Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle, according to Reuters.

Note, after the implememtation of NATO standards Lithuanian army does not use these assault rifles.

"We are sending a message to Ukraine, that this country is not alone Lithuania consistently helped Ukraine in its fight for the territorial integrity and for protection of its values, and we want to continue to help as much as we can.", - Said the Lithuanian Defence Minister Juozas Olekas.

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