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The US has banned Ukraine to use the anti-tank missile systems Javelin at the contact line in the Donbass. This was announced by the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine Georgy Tuka on air of the channel “Direct”.
“We can use, according to the Minsk agreements, only mortars of caliber of the eighties, and such a weapon to hit the tank almost impossible”, — he explained.
According to tuki, the last year in the area of armed conflict in the Donbass frequent situation when armored vehicles militia goes to the line of contact in a half or two miles and “a feeling of complete impunity”. “They start shooting positions of our soldiers,” — complained the Deputy Minister.
However, he expressed the opinion that the restriction of US to use the Javelin may be withdrawn at any time.
On April 30 it became known that the American anti-missile systems arrived in Ukraine. Lot size was not specified. That the President of the United States Donald trump is going to put the Javelin Kiev, it became known in the end of 2017. Sources in the state Department reported that Ukraine will receive 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 plants in the amount of $ 47 million.
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