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UK willing to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons, says president’s aide

Andriy Yermak says unrest in Belarus means his country needs to strengthen defencesThe UK is willing to provide a large lethal weapons contract to Ukraine and a £1bn loan to help Ukraine’s navy build new ships capable of use in the Black Sea, according to a senior aide to the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky.Andriy Yermak, the head of office to Zelenksy also warned that the suppression of post-election unrest in neighbouring Belarus posed a potential direct threat to Ukraine, and said his country was seeking assurances from the European Union and the UK about helping to safeguard its security. Continue …read more

Source:: The Guardian


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