KIEV, January 6. /TASS/. Lithuania has handed over to the Ukrainian army weaponry elements the latter asked for, Spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council Andrei Lyesenko said on Tuesday.
“Our Western allies are supporting the Ukrainian army. Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Juazas Olekas has confirmed that Lithuania handed over to the Ukrainian army elements of weaponry it had asked,” Lysenko told a briefing, citing the Lithuanian minister as saying that Lithuania was ready to offer more support.
Earlier, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said her country was helping Ukraine having set up a Ukrainian-Polish-Lithuanian battalion to train Ukrainian servicemen. Apart from that, according to the Lithuanian president, Lithuania was offering medical treatment to Ukrainian servicemen and was offering other types of assistance classified as “state secret.”
After his meeting with Grybauskaite in November 2014, Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said the two countries has agreed “on supplies of concrete elements of concrete weapons for the Ukrainian armed forces.”.