The only limitation of the countries-EU members When deciding On the supply of weapons in Ukraine is only a General rule on arms exports, said a senior Commissioner of the EU.
Answering the question About the technical features of the supply of arms to the countries-members of the EU, the source recalled that the embargo on Deliveries of weapons of Ukraine was filmed last summer, reports RIA " Novosti ". The leaders of the member countries of the EU on July 17, repealed the ban on Exports to Ukraine equipment used for " internal repression "." We returned to the normal mode. Arms exports to the EU is the responsibility of the member countries, they only have an obligation not to violate the so-called rule of conduct is a set of rules, which are written in the text, agreed by all member countries ", - said the representative of the European Union. He said that the observance of this code is " the only rule, which requires member countries "." In doing this, all countries have the opportunity besprepjatstvenno to decide what to do with Ukraine, " - said the source. In the EU since December 2008, a " Council Common position defining common rules for the control of exports of military technology and equipment ". She has come to replace the one adopted in the 1998 EU code of conduct on arms export. According to the " Common position ", members " deny permission for the Export of military technology or equipment which have the ability to provoke or prolong equipped weapon conflicts or aggravate tensions conflicts taking place in the country-the final consumer ". In addition, the document stipulates that member States are obliged to refuse to export, if there is a Risk that the recipient may use military technology or equipment aggressive manner against any other country or to force to provide territorial complaints ".-Recall, on the first day of the week a number of advisors and generals, including the commander of NATO, General Philip Breedlove, made an offer to Barack Obama to deliver weapons of Ukraine. Along with these 3 leading expert of the Institute of USA and eight former senior official of the authorized administration issued a report that urged to put Ukraine weapon to $ 3 billion through 2017. Ready to supply weapons to the Ukraine also told in Poland and Lithuania. However, the Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel said that the country has no plans to supply weapons to the Ukraine. Weapons Kiev is not supported equally in Finland, Hungary, UK, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Czech Republic. In addition, the head of the Ministry of defense of Germany Ursula von der Leyen said that, if the United States will begin arms Shipments to Ukraine, it may become a pretext for the Russian Federation to openly intervene in the conflict ". At the same time, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that his country needs the supply of modern arms from countries - members of the North Atlantic Commonwealth in connection with the aggravation of the situation in the Donbass. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia said that the message of the intention of the capital of the United States On the transfer of modern lethal weapons Kiev concern, it threatens Russia's security.