U.S. ready to expand deliveries of arms to Ukraine to help strengthen the naval and air forces in the face of continuing Russian aggression.
U.S. ready to help Ukraine repair of the Navy and antiaircraft defence, - Volker
This was stated in the published September 1, an interview with The Guardian US special envoy on Ukraine Kurt Volker, said mediaUA with reference to Radio Liberty.
"They weekly lose soldiers defending their country. And therefore in this context for Ukraine, it is natural to build its armed forces to engage in self-defence, and clear - to seek help, and it is also clear that other countries must help them. And, of course, they need lethal weapons, because they kill," said Walker.
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According to him, administration of the President of the United States Donald trump is "absolutely" prepared to supply weapons to the Ukrainian military to go on after anti-tank missiles that were granted in April.
"I think there will be a discussion about the naval potential, because, as you know, their fleet was largely captured by Russia. For this they need to rebuild their Navy, and they have very limited air capability. I think we have to consider air defense, " added Walker.
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