Ukrainian Top Official Calls on Allies to Cross ‘Red Lines’ in Weapons Supply Issue

NASAMSInternationalIndiaAfricaMOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrij Melnyk said on Saturday that Kiev needed a tenfold increase in military assistance from the allies, thus urging the international partners to cross all “red lines” in the issue of weapons supply. “We are thankful to our allies for their military help. But: it is not enough. Ukraine needs 10 times more to finish Russian aggression this year. Thus we call upon our partners to cross all artificial red lines,” Melnyk said on Twitter. He also urged the allies to allocate 1% of their GDP for arms supplies to Ukraine. Russia’s Special Operation in UkraineLack of Arms? Start of Ukraine’s Counteroffensive Reportedly Postponed ‘Indefinitely’06:46 GMTWestern countries have been supplying Kiev with various types of weapon systems, including air defense missiles, multiple launch rocket systems, tanks, self-propelled artillery, and anti-aircraft guns since Russia launched its military operation in Ukraine over a year ago. The Kremlin has repeatedly warned against further arms deliveries to Kiev.


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