Vilnius Kiev has a wide range of support, However, not supplying weapons, said the head of government of the Baltic Republic Algirdas butkevi?ius.
"We support Ukraine, but not the supply of weapons," he said. This was the reaction of the Prime Minister to the Ambassador of Lithuania in Ukraine Marius Janusonis, who said the media about the readiness of Vilnius to supply Kiev with the necessary weapons." I guess the Ambassador has exceeded its range of capabilities, " said butkevi?ius.
according to his statement, after from a foreign trip back to the Minister of foreign Affairs Linas Linkevi?ius, by the statements of the Ambassador " is a certain conversation ", pradettes. Remember, on June 21, the Lithuanian Ambassador in Kiev Marius Janusonis said that Lithuania has decided to show an example of the supply of weapons to Ukraine. But then Butkevicius said that Lithuania did not make a decision on supplying arms to Ukraine. We emphasize that the supply of arms to Ukraine Lithuania started Some time ago. 28 January, Minister for foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevi?ius tried to convince the EU to provide assistance to Ukraine, And among them the military. He later tried to convince to give Ukraine a weapon for defense. And on 5 February, the head of the defense Ministry of the Republic of Lithuania Juozas Olekas confirmed that his country gave the Ukrainian army equipment elements requested. At the end of February, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation sent to the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in the Russian capital the note in connection with the supply of weapons to Ukraine. At the same time the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich said that Moscow condemns the actions of Lithuania, which, According to the Minister of foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius has supplied Ukraine with lethal weapons.