Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said, what if with arms forces of the country will not get in the near future, modern equipment, It will be a shame for the whole world ".
first, a number of members of the US administration And of the specialists said arms deliveries to Ukraine, while others were Against. USA Ukraine have military support, however, report that it is "non-lethal" nature.
"The main thing we now have, It's not even something that shoots. This is, for example, an effective means of communication. Our soldiers declare mobile phones And old radios, Belenguer And beat him. We do not have modern equipment, which allows to pelargonate, to interfere, to suppress signals, to provide early warning about the shelling. And if it is we will not arise in the near future, It would be a shame for the whole world, we are not able to provide, " said Klimkin in an interview in the magazine ".
Moscow warned against plans arms deliveries to Ukraine, because this step will only lead to the escalation of the conflict. Against arms shipments to Ukraine expressed the overwhelming majority of European politicians. So, Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that arms deliveries to Ukraine is very risky And counterproductive way out of the fall. The head of the Ministry of defense UK Michael Fallon believes that the supply of arms to Kiev have the ability to cause conflict in the Donbass will increase. A similar opinion was expressed by head of the Ministry of defense of Italy Robert Pinotti.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation Against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The resolution of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, during meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of the Russian Federation And the OSCE.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France And Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons And the development of a security zone.
Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, parties blame each other in violation of the "silence mode" And reported that they only return fire. Kiev is considering an appeal to the UN And the EU on the introduction into the region of the peacekeepers.