The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that 4, 5 thousand weapons illegally exported beyond the zone "special operations" in the East, returned to the Ukrainian military.
"I demand to strengthen coordination With other police (on the battle against illegal arms trafficking). The army now we have a big to accommodate all shooting enthusiasts. Any other shooters in the conclusion. And on my instructions, made the verification of the wealth of the stockpiling of weapons in different branches of the military power of Ukraine. We started the test, - 4, 5 thousand weapons were immediately returned to equipped weapons room, where they tried to hide behind borders ATO, "Poroshenko said on Wednesday at the celebrations on the occasion of the anniversary of the SBU, reports RIA" Novosti ". Before the interior Ministry of Ukraine reported many times about trying to take the weapons from the zone of "special operations" in the Donbass. So, for example, in February the Ukrainian police claimed that through a checkpoint at the crossroads at the Kherson-Nova Kakhovka-Henichesk And Odessa-Melitopol-Novoazovsk identified more than ten cases of illicit transfer of arms, ammunition And explosives from the area of conducting special operations. From mid-April last year the Kiev authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military is actively used heavy equipment And military aircraft And helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead And wounded among the civilian population And the destruction of houses And infrastructure. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand People. The opposing parties in the Donbas in 0. 00 (1. 00 GMT) February fifteen declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations.