Lithuania has the political will to supply weapons to Ukraine, said the Lithuanian Ambassador in Kiev Marius Janusonis.
"Such political will is there, and it was published Lithuanian higher guidance. Certain steps have already been taken, and We in the future, these steps will do, as well as among them on arms supplies to Ukraine ", - quotes its words of RIA " news ".
"More difficult to say, but We are ready. We wish to demonstrate the principle to other countries to help Ukraine by all means, and among them the military. I see no reason that have the ability to keep this policy, " the Ambassador added. The supply of arms to Ukraine Lithuania started Some time ago. At the end of February, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation sent to the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in the Russian capital the note in connection with the supply of weapons to Ukraine. On February 17, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich said that Moscow condemns the actions of Lithuania, which, According to the Minister of foreign Affairs Linas Linkeviciene Ukraine with lethal weapons. Recall, on January 28, Minister of foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevi?ius tried to convince the EU to provide assistance to Ukraine, and among them the military. He later tried to convince to give Ukraine a weapon for defense. On 5 February, the head of the defense Ministry of the Republic of Lithuania Juozas Olekas confirmed that his country gave the Ukrainian army equipment elements requested.