Finnish authorities will control to laser rangefinders, supplied to Ukraine, were not used for military purposes in the conflict in the Donbass, said the head of Ministry of foreign Affairs Erkki Tuomioja.
Finland drew attention Tuomioja will not allow ingress of laser rangefinders in the hands of people who will use them in Ukrainian conflict." anyway it's a dual-purpose products. For this reason, its export is in Accordance with strict rules. The process will be monitored, and if we find, after all this equipment do not fall into the wrong hands, will be taken appropriate measures, " he said, reports a news Agency. Earning these supplies, Tuomioja told reporters that his country was " not engaged in rendering Ukraine military assistance ". According to his statement, laser equipment organization Noptel "intended for use" for civilian purposes " - for systems monitoring." in October last year the government had sanctioned such deliveries, and no response was, " drew the attention of the Minister. On the first day of the week the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said that the decision of the government of Finland to give permission for production and delivery Ukraine 1 thousand Laser range finders, which can be equipped with a system of fire control and small arms, contrary to international obligations of Helsinki in the area of surveillance over the export of arms. Before the first day of the week the former President of Georgia, Advisor to the head of Ukraine's President Mikhail Saakashvili said that the conclusion on the provision of U.S. defense weapons Ukraine is ready to Almost 99%. It was also announced that the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko has signed a law that facilitates delivery to Ukraine of defence products from USA, Canada, Brazil, China, India and most European countries. In DND told that Kiev's decision to introduce tax incentives on export of defence products is at odds with statements about the desire for peace. On the last working day of the week the members of the Chamber authorized the U.S. Congress Republican Mack Thornberry and Democrat Adam Smith has submitted to Congress a draft law, which predusmatrivaet assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $ 1 billion, including weapons.