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 National Security and Defense Committee to figure out who ruined Ukraine's defense potential and how, - Pashynskyi

The Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense at its next meeting will try to find out who destroyed the defense potential of Ukraine and how it was done.

This was stated by committee chairman, People's Front MP Serhii Pashynskyi in an interview with journalists, Censor.NET reports.

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He said that such aspects as missile systems, air defense, and others will be considered.

"The military prosecutor will report to the committee, and you will hear a lot of new things," Pashynskyi said.

"For example, there is such an anti-aircraft missile system C-300. This is the newest system which we have in service. And now, for you to understand, the Ministry of Defense sold this system in 2007 for $2 million, then resold it for $25 million, while its market price was $50 million. Due to such corruption and irresponsibility, it is what it is in the end," the lawmaker said.

"Today we restore our missile potential in small batches; hopefully, Lord will give us both time and wisdom to restore it," he said.

 
 
 
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