The former head of the CIA and the former head of the Central command of the US military power David Petraeus convinced that Western countries need to consider providing Ukraine with modern weapons, for example to give the APU portable missile complexes " Dzhavellin ", informs television channel.
Speaking at a panel discussion during the annual meeting of the Yalta European strategy (YES) in Kiev, the representative of the USA said that the story is only about defensive weapons.
"The time has come for the West to take measures to provide Ukraine with weapons for protection, American" Cavallini ", anti-tank missile system short and medium range, " said a retired General.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began almost 7, 9 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The first of September began in Donbass is not exclusively academic year, but another ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed during the meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine, which took place on August 26 in Minsk.