Estonia promises more weapons to Ukraine

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Estonia’s government plans to supply Ukraine with additional weaponry, particularly anti-tank and anti-tank weapons, to help it in its war with Russia, Tallinn announced on Thursday.

The Baltic state, a member of both the EU and NATO, will also support a British initiative to expand the training of members of the Ukrainian armed forces, while providing Ukraine with a field hospital in cooperation with Germany, the Estonian Defense Ministry said.

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“The fighting in Ukraine continues to be intense. Although more and more weapons from the West are reaching the frontlines, we have a moral responsibility to continue supporting Ukraine,” Estonian Defense Minister Hanno Pevkur said.

“They are fighting for our shared values ​​and if there is anything we can send to the Ukrainians we should do it,” he added.

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Estonia’s government says it has sent 250 million euros ($252 million) worth of military aid to Ukraine since Russia’s military invasion began nearly six months ago.

Among the weapons he supplied her with are American-made anti-tank mines and also American Javelin anti-tank missiles.

The small Baltic nation of 1.2 million people has also supplied several howitzers from former East German stockpiles to Kyiv, a transfer approved by Germany’s government.


Source: Capital

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