KIEV, January 26. /TASS/. Ukraine wants the West to supply long-range missiles and warplanes, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said on Wednesday after the West announced its decision to supply Kiev with tanks.
"Today, I spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. They are to open supplies of long-range missiles for Ukraine. Importantly, we must expand our cooperation in artillery and must ensure supplies of warplanes to Ukraine," he said in a video address posted on his Telegram channel.
He wrote earlier that he had discussed with Stoltenberg "broadening of the tank coalition and unblocking qualitatively new types of weapons."
On Wednesday, the United States announced its plans to supply 31 Mi Abrams tanks to Kiev, while the German government confirmed its intention to send 14 Leopard 2 tanks from its own reserves and to allow reexport from other countries. Plans to send tanks to Ukraine were also announced by Norway and Slovakia. Earlier, the United Kingdom, France and Poland announced their decisions to supply Kiev with tanks.