The countries of the North Atlantic Alliance did not have a stock of artillery shells to send to Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said. Wrote about it RIA News”.
In this regard, Stoltenberg called the increase in production an important task.
Previously, he acknowledged that the supply of ammunition to Ukraine from the West “is not sustainable” due to its high consumption.
The West constantly supplies military aid to Ukraine, but says it does not intend to send its troops there. At the same time, foreign mercenaries are often noticed in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Ukraine must return to the European Union the loans issued to them within 35 years. It is planned to repay the debt in equal installments. This year, Ukraine expects 10 billion dollars of grant funds from Europe, as well as new loans.
In mid-February, the alliance secretary general said that it was worth preparing for a protracted – possibly many years – conflict with Russia, the newspaper wrote. “Moscow 24”.