The candidate for the post of commander of NATO forces in Europe supported the granting Ukraine lethal weapons

Кандидат на должность командующего силами НАТО в Европе высказался за предоставление Украине летального оружия

The candidate for the post of commander of NATO forces in Europe Curtis Scaparotti at hearings in the Committee on law enforcement agencies in the U.S. Senate called for providing Ukraine with lethal weapons to confront the separatists in the Donbas.

This was announced by radio “Freedom”.

In particular, according to Scaparrotti, it would be useful to provide Ukraine with anti-tank missile systems Javelin that can hit well defended targets, the report said.

Also Scaparotti supported accommodation in the Mediterranean of an aircraft carrier to give a “strategic signal” of Russia and Iran.

It is noted that the current commander of NATO forces in Europe Philip Breedlove has also repeatedly advocated the granting Ukraine lethal weapons.

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Recall, U.S. permanent representative to the UN Samantha Power said that the U.S. does not provide Ukraine with lethal weapons, in order not to provoke an escalation of the conflict in the Donbas. In her opinion, the provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine would be a disaster for all.