Technical assistance

Warsaw offers free military-technical assistance to Kiev, Polish daily says – Reuters

WARSAW, January 31. /TASS/. The Polish authorities offer free military-technical aid to Kyiv, Rzeczpospolita newspaper reported on Monday citing the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

“Ukrainian Defense Agency informed Rzeczpospolita that Kyiv <...> received an offer of free military-technical assistance from the Polish Ministry of Defence,” the newspaper said. According to Rzeczpospolita, telephone talks between the defense ministers of the two countries will take place soon.

In an interview with Rzeczpospolita, Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexey Reznikov underlined Warsaw’s strong political support for Kyiv, but he also noted that there had been no military aid so far. . “To date, we haven’t received anything. We have a long history of Polish humanitarian aid, but speaking of military aid, there have been no such deliveries yet,” he said. underline.

According to the Ukrainian defense chief, this is due to the fact that he has not yet met his Polish counterpart Mariusz Blaszczak. For the past few months, they haven’t even had a phone conversation.

On Friday, Washington delivered 81 tons of ammunition of various calibers to Ukraine. Earlier, several other American planes delivered armaments. As Ukraine’s Defense Minister reported earlier, Kiev expects more US supplies next week.

On Friday, citing a source from the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, the RBC-Ukraine news agency reported that the United States planned to send about $200 million in military aid to Ukraine via a total of 45 flights. . Cargoes include ammunition, anti-tank means, firearms and other items.