Finnish customs has confirmed that the shipment of weapons to Ukraine, stopped at the airport Helsinki - Vantaa airport at the end of June, contained components for rockets of a class " air-air ", it is Informed in the report of the office.
" according to experts of the Ministry of defense, it is the " head " homing missiles " air-air ", - said at the customs, transfers ITAR-TASS. At the moment the Ministry continues disclosure of the details of the shipment of weapons as violations of the export of war material. The investigation will involve Experts from other countries, for this reason all the action will take at least six months. The measure of judgment in such cases is a fine or imprisonment for a term of up to 4 years. According to the statement of the foreign Ministry of Vietnam, the shipment of weapons was sent to Ukraine to provide warranty service." Send (weapons) was carried out in the framework of military-technical cooperation between Vietnam and Ukraine and in full accordance With international law ", - noticed authorized Vietnamese foreign Minister Le Hai bin. He did not disclose what types of weapons were seized container, but said that representatives of the competent authorities of Viet Nam is now engaged in the settlement of all required under the Finnish law customs formalities. Remember, the print edition Helsingin Sanomat said last Friday that the Finnish customs has detained a large shipment of weapons, EN route to Ukraine, which were and among these components missile systems. The incident happened at the end of June at the airport Helsinki - Vantaa airport in the ordinary course of inspection. The container is moved via Finland from Vietnam to Ukraine and was arrested because he did not have the appropriate permissions. Since mid-April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine " special operation " to suppress the protest movement in Donbass. Security forces are actively using heavy artillery and combat aircraft. Mentions numerous victims among the peaceful residents and the destruction of houses and infrastructure.