In the United States, Italy and Poland denied plans to provide arms Ukraine, as previously stated by Advisor to the President of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko.
According to the “Ukrainian Truth” with reference to Reuters, the corresponding statement was made officials in law enforcement agencies of these countries.
“This news is not true. Italy, with other countries in the EU and NATO is preparing a package of non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, such as body armor and helmets,” – said the representative of the Ministry of Defense of Italy.
A senior official in the United States on condition of anonymity said that the United States did not offer Ukraine supply “lethal” weapons.
In France Representative Elysee Palace declined to comment.
At the same time representative of the Ministry of Defense of Poland Jacek Sonta said: “There (at the NATO summit – Ed.) There was no agreement on the supply of arms from Poland to Ukraine.”
Before it became known that the Ministry of Defense representative of Norway said: “We are involved in two military exercises in Ukraine, but it is not true that we will provide arms Ukraine.”
Earlier, NATO said that alliance did not provide weapons Ukraine, because it is not a Member State of the alliance, but some member states can do so.
President Poroshenko after negotiations held in Newport (Wales) as part of the NATO summit, reported that Ukraine has agreed to supply high-precision weapon of some NATO countries.