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 Ukraine negotiates with foreign governments on provision of lethal weapons - Defense Ministry

The Ministry of Defense is carrying out negotiations with foreign governments on supplies of lethal weapons.

General Staff of the Armed Forces Main Directorate for Military Cooperation and Peacekeeping Operations Deputy Chief Andrii Ordynovych said prior to the meeting with foreign military attaches, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainsky Novyny.

"The measures are taken to ensure the possibility of obtaining lethal weapons to enhance our operational capabilities," he said.

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Ordynovych noted that successful work was conducted with foreign governments to provide non-lethal weapons, supplies, and equipment to the Ukrainian army.

At the same time, according to him, the leadership of the armed forces of NATO countries and other states do not see the need to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons at the moment as they believe that the Ukrainian army has enough armament to deal with the militants in the Donbas.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n322223