NSDC Secretary calls on the West to increase military support: We are looking for all types of weapons

NSDC Secretary calls on the West to increase military support: We are looking for all types of weapons

Ukraine is suffering enormous military and civilian losses, defending the eastern frontier of NATO, while NATO members debate how much aid to provide to Kyiv.

The relevant statement was made by National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Secretary Oleksiy Danilov in an interview with The Globe and Mail, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“If someone in some capital is considering whether we should receive extra military support or not, I would like to underline that at this very moment Putin’s modern fascists are killing our citizens. Military, civilians and, most horrifically, they kill our children. Not everyone in the world is taking that seriously enough,” Danilov said.

He declined to name specific countries whose support he felt was wavering and did not list specific weapons the Ukrainian army lacked.

“We are looking for all types of weapons,” Danilov noted.

In his words, the West must increase its military support to Ukraine in order to match the assistance that Moscow’s allies, notably Iran, are providing to Russia.

According to Danilov, Iran is supplying Russia with “massive” amounts of military aid – most notably the scores of Shahed drones that have been used to attack power stations and other civilian infrastructure for the past month – while military support from Ukraine’s allies “is perhaps not be corresponding to the scale of the challenges we might face in the future.”

Despite the difficult winter ahead, Ukraine will nonetheless continue to advance on the battlefield and liberate its occupied territories, Danilov stressed.


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