Alexander Kuranov. The question of arms supplies to Ukraine at the meeting of defense Ministers of the countries members of NATO never seriously considered, said on Sunday the head of the Ministry of defence of the Czech Republic Martin Stropnicky.
before the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said the exact number of European countries, with which Ukraine, according to his statement, signed contracts for the supply of weapons, among them lethal - eleven. However, a number of European countries have officially expressed concerns that the possible supply of weapons to Kiev have the opportunity to lead only to an escalation of the situation in the Donbass.
"I think that Western countries are not able at present to supply weapons to Ukraine ", - said Stropnicky on." And anyway, at the meetings of defense Ministers of the countries members of NATO versions of arms supplies to Ukraine never seriously considered", he added.
The head of the Czech Ministry of defence also said that he does not consider the successful decision of the President of the Republic Milos Zeman to arrive at the Victory parade in Moscow on may 9." of course, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Victory over fascism ought to honor the memory of fallen soldiers, " said Stropnicky. But the Minister believes that a leader in this matter shall proceed in Accordance with the actions of the heads of other democratic countries.
Moscow sent a number of world leaders invited to attend the parade on red square in honor of the 70th anniversary of Victory in great Patriotic war. Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that the refusal of the commissioners of the Western countries from participation in the Victory parade in the Russian Federation will not affect the scale of the celebration, his spirit And emotional component.
first of Milos Zeman said that to ignore the celebration in the capital of Russia's Victory over fascism is to insult the memory 150 thousand Soviet soldiers who fell during the liberation of Czechoslovakia.