Department of state: Ukraine tanks Russia more than Europe

Госдеп: В Украине танков РФ больше, чем у Европы

Kurt Volker in the Donbass

The administration trump is considering supplying weapons to Kiev.

Special envoy of the US state Department for the Affairs Kurt Volker said that in Ukraine Russian tanks more than the whole of Western Europe. He told about it in interview to date, during his visit to Ukraine.

“First, Russia is already in Ukraine with all their heavy weapons. There are now more Russian tanks than there are in all countries of Western Europe combined. It is very, very large military contingent,” said Walker.

He noted that an even larger contingent is in Russia near the Ukrainian border, noting that Moscow has every right to do.

State Department spokesman confirmed that the administration of President Donald trump is really considering the question of supplying defensive weapons to the Ukrainian authorities.

“This decision does not “provoke” Russia to do something they have not done. And it can not change the balance of power,” – said Walker.

He noted that the U.S. supply Ukraine to defend itself, “if Russia takes further steps on Ukrainian territory”.

“Russia says does not do anything and is not going to do that. If so – supply of defensive weapons then none for whom no risk”, – he stressed.

“Russia is already in Ukraine with all their heavy weapons,” the US special envoy to Ukraine in an interview with HB

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Earlier, the chief of the General staff Viktor Muzhenko said about the increase of Russian military presence on the border with Ukraine.

The Kremlin said that the freedom to deploy troops on its territory, where they want.

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