Poroshenko explained why now Donbass lull

Порошенко объяснил, почему сейчас на Донбассе затишье

Poroshenko said that the separatists are afraid of us weapons

The U.S. plans to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons forced the separatists in the Donbass to observe the truce, said the President.

The Russian military and the separatists in the Donbas have changed the behavior that when learned that the United States intends to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons. The President Petro Poroshenko announced today, January 26, reporters in Davos, writes UNIAN.

“I can say that as soon as I heard that Ukraine will receive the latest weapons, radically changed the behavior of the Russian military and militants on the front. They are now much more cautious in the front line,” – said the head of state.

According to him, it is not only about grant delivery.

“I welcome it, and I believe that this result was achieved. And we’re not just talking about grant supply at the expense of our American partners not only provide us with licenses and permits for the purchase and joint production, about learning about other fields,” the President said.

Poroshenko stressed that he knows when the weapons will be delivered to Ukraine.
“I know all the dates, and none of them from us hides. Since we are talking about weapons, defense cooperation, I do not what do not want, and definitely not interested to uncover these ideas,” he said, answering the question about the timing of supplying Ukraine defensive weapons from the United States.

Recall that the U.S. made the decision about supplying defensive weapons to Ukraine to protect its territorial integrity and sovereignty.

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