Kiev need more. In Canada, they offered to buy weapons purchased for Kurds to Ukraine
According to Besan, Canadian officials keep weapons purchased for Iraqi Kurds in warehouses, while in Donbass the situation has sharply worsened, which led to “a new spring offensive.” It is impossible that the weapon was gathering dust without cause, it must be urgently handed over to the Ukrainian military.
A conservative spokesman added that neither he nor his party members supported Kurdistan’s independence and still believed in a united Iraq.
At the beginning of 2017, the Canadian Defense Ministry announced that the government had begun purchasing small arms and other light weapons for units of Iraqi Kurdistan, and intends to ship these weapons as soon as possible.
Canada began supplying weapons to the Kurds back in 2014 year to oppose the Islamic State group (IG, banned in the Russian Federation). However, the last batch purchased during the year continues to be in warehouses.
Recall that Kiev began a military operation against the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass in April 2014, the coup d'état in 2014 year. During this time, more than 10 thousand people died in the east of Ukraine.
Moscow has repeatedly warned Western countries against the supply of lethal weapons to Kiev because of the fear of an escalation of the conflict. However, weapons continue to flow into Ukraine. One of the main suppliers of military aid is the United States. Recently, Washington sent anti-tank Javelin missile systems to Ukrainian security forces. The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko was present at their tests at the test site.
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