According to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Kiev has contracts for the supply of weapons, and lethal, with a number of EU member States, reports the press service of the President.
"The President said that Ukraine has contracts with a number of EU member States on the export of arms, as well as among them - lethal. He said that the official EU Embargo on arms supplies to Ukraine was removed ", - reported in the report on the Internet representation offices." When starting a new round of aggression against Ukraine, I can confidently say that We will have immediate and lethal weapons, and a new wave of sanctions against the aggressor. We will act firmly and coordinated, "Poroshenko said in an interview to television channel" 1 1 "." He called the fateful decision of the President of the United States on the supply of Ukraine defensive weapons, which includes armored vehicles, tactical unmanned aerial devices, counterbattery station. According to him, these tools increase the accuracy and effectiveness of Ukrainian weapons and cameras and radar to detect movement help to counteract reconnaissance and sabotage groups of the enemy, " the press-service. Yesterday Poland said about the negotiations with Ukraine on the issue of arms. On the same day in Kyiv told that the supply of arms United States Ukraine will lead to de-escalate the confrontation in the Donbass, and peace. On Wednesday, Vice-President of the United States Joe Biden said that Washington would send additional military aid to Ukraine, as well as among them unmanned aerial devices (UAVs) and armored SUVs. The amount of aid is determined in 75 million dollars. However, on Tuesday, Deputy press Secretary of the White house Eric Schultz said that, in the opinion of the President of the United States Barack Hussein Obama, delivery Ukraine weapons will lead to increased violence. While in the Pentagon claimed to still consider the supply of lethal weapons Ukraine. According to the comments of the head of Department of the state Duma international Affairs Alexei Pushkov, the U.S. did not want the idea of arms supplies to Ukraine because of the fear of schism within the Atlantic community. Remember, in February 2014 EU States have introduced restrictions on the production and delivery of military equipment to Ukraine. on 17 July the head of state and government of the Eurozone countries have abolished introduced in February the ban on the implementation of the Ukraine special technical means, which are able to be used to suppress riots and unrest. The embargo was imposed by the EU against the background of massive protests provoked by the refusal of the authorities from the signing of the Treaty of Union with the EU. Unrest erupted with renewed force after the adoption of several laws toughening responsibility for numerous disorders.