Lithuania did not make a decision on supplying arms to Ukraine, said Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas butkevi?ius.
"This question must be considered at the meeting of the state Council of defense. As long as I have not heard about that in the near future organized such a meeting. Since none of the leadership can not take such decisions without meetings of the Council, " said Butkevicius, explaining the message the media about the fact that the Ambassador of Lithuania in Ukraine Marijus Anyones told about the plans of Vilnius to supply weapons to Kiev.
in response to a question about agree on whether Lithuania the issue of arms from neighbouring countries, butkevi?ius said that he could not answer it, reports " news Agency ". Remember, on June 21, the Lithuanian Ambassador in Kiev Marius Janusonis said that Lithuania has decided to show an example of the supply of weapons to Ukraine. 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.