The new US special envoy for Ukrainian Affairs Kurt Volker said in a BBC interview that Washington is «actively considering» the option of supplying weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian-backed separatists.
According to Volcker, the supply of weapons to the Ukrainian armed forces can change the behavior of Moscow in the Ukrainian question.
Walker explained that we are talking about defensive weapons, which «will allow Ukraine to defend and to destroy, for example, tanks». This, according to the American representative may force Russia to stop threatening Ukraine.
Recall, from 24 June until 31 August in the Donbass, a so-called «bread peace» along the line of contact in the harvest period, which was agreed at the talks in Minsk.
While Western observers claim that the truce is not respected. Every day we receive information on cases of use of weapons along the line of contact and casualties, including among the civilian population. Just last week near Donetsk killed 9 Ukrainian military personnel.
According to the UN, from April 2014, the armed conflict in Ukraine killed more than 10 thousand people and more than 1.6 million people were displaced.
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