Ukraine currently receives non-lethal weapons, from America supplied radar and mine complexes, said the acting official envoy of the General staff of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev.
before the last working day of the week at a press conference in Kyiv, 1-St Deputy Secretary of the Ukrainian Council of national security and defense New Oleg said that Ukraine receives from some countries lethal weapons.
"the story is about radar complexes and mine complexes. These are the very ones we're Talking about. It complexes that come from America, in which we find the military point of terrorists and, respectively, on these points apply fire strikes, " said Fins news Seleznev, comment on the New message.
the Commissioner of the General staff also said that weapons supplied for counterbattery struggle "and That" weapons for exploration, but not lethal action type ".
first, a number of members of the US administration and of the specialists said arms deliveries to Ukraine, while others were Against. USA Ukraine have military support, however, report that it is "non-lethal" nature. Anyway, the head of the Russian Federation centuries Putin said before, that, according to Russian sources, the American weapons on Ukraine already supplied. The US deny It.
Moscow had warned against plans arms deliveries to Ukraine, because this step will only lead to the escalation of the conflict.
Against arms shipments to Ukraine expressed the overwhelming majority of European politicians. So, Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that arms deliveries to Ukraine is very risky and counterproductive way out of the fall. The head of the Ministry of defense UK Michael Fallon believes that the supply of arms to Kiev have the ability to cause conflict in the Donbass will increase. A similar opinion was expressed by head of the Ministry of defense of Italy Robert Pinotti.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation Against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat in the region. At the end of hostilities in practice completely destroyed the regional infrastructure. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict were about 5, 6 thousands of civilians.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.