New equipment, weapons supplied to Donbas from Russia every day - Turchynov

09.02.2017 15:19 695

Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov held a meeting with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius.

This has been reported by the press service of the National Security and Defense Council.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the issues of escalation in Donbas that has taken place over the past weeks as a result of the increase in the number of provocations by Russian hybrid troops.

Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine informed the foreign minister of Lithuania about "the expansion of the Russian Federation's military potential in the east of Ukraine, aggressive actions of Russian hybrid troops in Donbas and provocations, in particular, against civilians".

"Every day new equipment and weapons are supplied to Donbas from Russia: self-propelled guns, multiple launch rocket systems, howitzers, etc.," he noted.

Moreover, the interlocutors discussed the issue of granting the visa-free regime to Ukraine. According to the foreign minister of Lithuania, Ukraine has "all chances to get the visa-free regime in the nearest time".


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