Britain to send another £100M worth of weapons to Ukraine - Johnson

Britain to send another £100M worth of weapons to Ukraine - Johnson

Ukrinform
The United Kingdom will soon send a new batch of modern anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons to Ukraine.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced this at a press conference in London, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

The prime minister said that to support Ukraine, the UK will send another £100 million of weapons, including Starstreak anti-aircraft missiles, “which fly at three times the speed of sound, another 800 anti-tank missiles and precision munitions capable of lingering in the sky until directed to their target”.

He added that Britain would hand over a batch of non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine.

Read also: Zelensky: Weapons for Ukraine will be the strongest sanction against Russia

According to him, London would also continue to increase sanctions pressure on Russia.

On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, conducting massive shelling of residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.

iy


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2022 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-