“We have begun consultations with our allies on the supply of anti-ship missiles to Ukraine,” he said on the sidelines of a special NATO summit on the war in Ukraine in Brussels.
“There may be some technical challenges to the implementation of this plan, but it is something we are consulting with the allies on and we have started working on,” he stressed.
At the same time, the US official said that during the NATO summit “many” leaders considered that “China should assume its responsibilities to the international community” and that “we should continue to ask China not to support Russia”. At the same time, the American media (19fortyfive, Forbes) claim that sending anti-ship missiles to Ukraine could make a significant contribution to the Ukrainian defense.
Special mention is made of the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) system already available in countries such as Poland and Romania.
Zelenski: Unrestricted military assistance
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who spoke at a NATO summit, did not call for his country to join the Alliance, nor for the creation of a no-fly zone, according to the same official.
Instead, he called for “unrestricted military assistance” to his country so that it could fight the Russian army, which has so far faced “unequal conditions.”
“To save our people and our cities” “Ukraine needs unrestricted military assistance. As Russia unrestrictedly uses all its arsenal against us,” Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video message to his Telegram account addressing the meet in Brussels to discuss Ukraine war.
“The Ukrainian army has been resisting unequal conditions for a month now! I've been doing the same thing for a month now. ” besieged by the Russian army.
“You have thousands of fighter jets. “But you have not given us yet,” he said.
“You have at least 20,000 tanks (& # 8230;) Ukraine has asked for one percent of all your tanks! Give them to us or sell them to us! But we still do not get a clear answer. “
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