Long-range weapons for Ukraine should be discussed at Ramstein meeting - Zelensky

Long-range weapons for Ukraine should be discussed at Ramstein meeting - Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he believes that at a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group at the Ramstein Air Base on April 21, it is important to discuss the issue of providing the Ukrainian army with long-awaited long-range weapons.

He said this at a joint briefing with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Kyiv on Thursday, April 20, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.

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"This is an important Ramstein [meeting]. You know what Ukraine is preparing for. In terms of the preparation of the relevant steps, there have been messages from our team that will participate in the Ramstein meeting. Some things need to be sped up a bit so that the necessary weapons that will strengthen our army arrive sooner than planned. I think it is important to discuss the weapons that Ukraine has been waiting for so long. In particular, this is training between missions of our pilots, appropriate long-range weapons, very specific [weapons], with very specific partners, with a very specific number," Zelensky said.

Photo: Office of the President of Ukraine

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