Lithuania to provide Ukraine with €2 million of weapons

The Lithuanian government has decided to give Ukraine €1.93 million of weapons, including 7,000 Kalashnikov automatic rifles and 2 million bullets, and 80 machine guns, mortars and antitank weapons. This was reported on Sunday November 26 by RIA Novosti with reference to the Lithuanian government’s draft resolution, drawn up by the Defense Ministry of the Baltic republic and published on its official page.

“The Lithuanian government has decided to transfer material property worth €1.93 million to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, with irrevocable ownership rights as of October 1, 2017,” the announcement states.

The draft resolution was sent to the Lithuanian Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for consideration.

It was reported previously that the US Department of State had announced a tender to purchase military training equipment for Ukraine.

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