First supply of American armament should take place in few weeks, - Poroshenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

The president noted that the issue is about a number of supplies of such armament from the US
16:47, 28 February 2018


Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine claimed that the first supplies of the armament from the US should take place in a few weeks. He claimed this during the press conference 'Challenges-2018' as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.

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'The first supplies of this armament should take place in a few weeks. Secondly, we talk about a number of supplies, beginning with the anti-sniper complexes because a lot of Ukrainian soldiers were killed by the Russian snipers in the east of our country. The supply of such anti-sniper complexes will help us to significantly decrease the number of the perished and increase their security. It is especially important at the front-line. We also talk about the means of the electronic warfare, anti-air warfare and a lot of other kinds of the armament', the president noted.

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As we reported Poroshenko and Jim Mattis, the U.S. Secretary of Defense held the meeting within the Munich Security Conference.

Also, Stepan Poltorak, the Defense Minister of Ukraine met Mattis in Washington on February 2 and discussed the supply of the lethal weaponry to Ukraine. Later Poltorak reported that Javelin will be supplied to Ukraine in 2018.

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