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The Pentagon announced the supply of howitzers and drones to Ukraine


Pentagon. File photoWASHINGTON, Apr 29The new tranche of U.S. military assistance to Ukraine will include howitzers and UAVs and will be delivered within 24 hours by twelve aircraft, the Pentagon said. “In the next 24 hours, more than 12 flights are expected from the United States,” a senior agency official told reporters. According to him, the new tranche will include 155 mm howitzers, ammunition for them, Phoenix UAVs and radars.Aksyonov spoke about the fate awaiting American weapons in Ukraine, the representative of the department added that more than 100 Ukrainians outside the country are being trained in the use of artillery. He stressed that the United States is not engaged in the export of Ukrainian military personnel from the country for training, the American military is also not present in Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry stated that NATO countries are “playing with fire” by supplying weapons to Ukraine. Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that pumping Ukraine with weapons from the West does not contribute to the success of Russian-Ukrainian negotiations and will have a negative effect. Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine on February 24. President Vladimir Putin called its goal “the protection of people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years.” For this, according to him, it is planned to carry out “demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine”, to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for “bloody crimes against civilians” in Donbass. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces strike only at the military infrastructure and Ukrainian troops and, as of March 25, they have completed the main tasks of the first stage – they have significantly reduced the combat potential of Ukraine. The main goal in the Russian military department was called the liberation of Donbass.

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