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Ukraine exports the largest number of small arms to the US in 2017

The US imported 790 portable anti-tank rifles and grenade launchers
10:03, 22 July 2018

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Ukraine exported the largest number of small arms to the US in 2017. Uzbekistan is in the second place.  The data was published on the website of State Export Control Service of Ukraine.  

According to the statistics, Ukraine sent 15 040 assault rifles and pistols to the US, Uzbekistan purchased two thousand of small arms, Mongolia – ten thousand, Jordan – one thousand.  

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It is also noted that the US imported 790 portable anti-tank rifles and grenade launchers from Ukraine in 2017. Thailand purchased 16 Ukrainian Oplot battle tanks. 

Reportedly, earlier, National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine permitted weapons export without mediation. 

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