European Union member states have reached an agreement on joint purchases of ammunition for Ukraine, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius confirmed on Monday in Brussels. “Our goal must be to send a significant amount of ammunition to Ukraine before the end of this year,” he said.
“Today we will sign the relevant documents,” Pistorius told reporters, adding that Germany they will also open up their domestic framework contracts with the defense industry to other partners as “speed is key to supplying Kiev.”
– Our goal must be to send a significant amount of ammunition to Ukraine before the end of this year, stressed the German minister.
Earlier, the head of the Estonian Defense Ministry, Hanno Pevkur, revealed that the EU countries agreed to provide Ukraine with one million rounds of 155 mm artillery ammunition.
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