High Representative of the EU for Foreign Relations and Security Policy Josep Borrell stated that the EU countries made a ‘joint purchase’ offer for arms aid to Ukraine to the defense ministers,
“I would say there is general agreement on this procedure, but there are questions that remain to be answered.”
The war between Russia and Ukraine, which started on February 24 last year, continues.
Western countries’ aid to Ukraine continues.
They Train Ukrainian Soldiers
EU High Representative for Foreign Relations and Security Policy Josep Borrell and Oleksii Reznikov, who made statements to the press after the informal meeting of defense ministers held in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, told the ministers at the beginning of the meeting about the situation and needs on the ground. gave information. He stated that by the end of this month, the EU will have trained more than 11,000 army personnel in Ukraine, and he expects this number to reach 30,000 by the end of the year.
Can Buy For Ukraine
Stating that the EU countries made an offer to the defense ministers of the EU countries for the urgent supply of the necessary ammunition, Borrell said that the first thing to do is to send 155 millimeter or 152 millimeter artillery shells in NATO or Soviet standards.
EU High Representative Borrell,
“For this support package, I proposed to the ministers to mobilize 1 billion Euros from the European Peace Fund.”