Lithuania gave Ukraine ammunition to 256 thousand euros


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Ukraine has received from Lithuania unused ammunition for small arms worth about 256 thousand euros. It is reported TASS with reference to the Ministry of defence.

According to military officials, the aircraft of the Ukrainian air force took out about a million rounds for machine guns and polecam Soviet production, which no longer belong to the army of Lithuania.

Ammunition transferred under a bilateral agreement on cooperation in the sphere of defense for the training of Ukrainian military in joint operations with NATO and the EU.

Ukraine and Lithuania agreed to supply weapons in 2014. The Lithuanian side confirmed the readiness for cooperation and noted that this, in particular, is assistance in training.

At the end of may this year, the U.S. army announced a tender for the purchase of ammunition for the Russian weapons. A variety of ammunition required for Kalashnikov assault rifle caliber 5.45 and 7.62 millimeters, TT and Makarov pistols, Dragunov sniper rifle and PKM machine guns, PKT, DShK and Yak b.

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