Israel does not supply rifles to Ukraine, - ambassador

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ukrainian enterprises produce very quality rifles and part of them have the license of the Israeli companies
22:57, 22 January 2019


Joel Lion, the Ambassador of Israel to Ukraine denied information that Israel supplies rifles to Ukraine as Ukrinform reported.

“We do not supply rifles to Ukraine. It is fake information. The Ukrainian enterprises produce very qualified rifles and part of them have the license of the Israeli companies, however, we do not supply rifles to Ukraine,” the ambassador noted.

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Earlier the media have spread information that Israel supposedly supplies rifles to Ukraine and considers the possibility of modernization of the Ukrainian helicopters.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine and NATO will continue the cooperation on the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution program on the fulfillment of the strategic transport air cargo flights.

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Besides, the Verkhovna Rada agreed on the bill on the right of Ukraine's Defense Ministry to become the subject of international contracts. This bill is not a complicated one, it grants the right to the subjects of the defensive order, namely the Ministry of Defense, to be the member of international contracts directly without any other representatives.

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