The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in the past 2 months are unable to enter into a contract with an American manufacturer of fortifications Hesco Bastion Inc., which sent the bastions by order of the Ministry, said the notary of the program Hesco-TMM Igor Stokoz.
Stokoz said about this on his page in Facebook. According to his statement, during this time eleven containers with bastions was in port, and the Ministry of internal Affairs and the national guard spent bureaucratic procedures. On 20 April, the Company sent the bastions in Saudi Arabia in connection with timing failures.
"They were reserved for the national guard, in early February, after the demonstration (Minister Arsen) Avakov and (his Deputy Sergey) Cebotari, who were at the site revealed that They urgently need in Mariupol.(...) Yesterday, the Firm Hesco stated that due to the fact that we already broke all the time, They cancelled our quotas and sent the bastions of the Saudis. Now quickly fail, because a new party need to make a certain time. But I'm not sure that we have something to work with the Ministry of the interior, "said Stokoz in explanation" Ukrainian truth ". Hesco Bastion Inc - supplier of fortifications for the defense Ministry of the USA, the UK, NATO and the UN. Design of the organization was actively used in the process of fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo. Remember, March 31, the head of the Ministry of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak at a meeting with delegation of the U.S. Congress agreed on the future provision of military assistance to Kiev and asked Washington to provide system intelligence and communication. In addition, the resolution calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to send weapons to Ukraine was adopted on 24 March, the Chamber authorized the U.S. Congress. While in Congress have suggested that Obama may not approve adopted by the Chamber authorized the U.S. Congress resolution. We will also stress that on March 26, Ukraine received the 1st batch of military vehicles Humvee. In General the US plan to supply Kiev 230 such vehicles, other vehicles must do in the next 45 days. As said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the Humvee will be equipped with weapons and sent into the zone of "special operations" in the Donbass.