BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU defence ministers will focus on plans on Monday to collectively finance deliveries of weapons price 500 million euros to Ukraine, and these will embrace a variety of defensive arms to repel Russian forces, the bloc’s international coverage chief mentioned.
“Member states have to supply these arms, they should coordinate with what they’re doing … with these sources,” Josep Borrell mentioned forward of the digital assembly of European Union defence ministers.
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“The battle is fierce, Kyiv is resisting … and Russia is paying a excessive toll in variety of casualties, however we’ve got to supply the munitions, we’ve got to supply the high-calibre weapons and anti-tank tools. Additionally gas … for the tanks, for the planes, all that needs to be coordinated.”
(Reporting by Tassilo Hummel and John Chalmers; Modifying by Ingrid Melander)