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Hundreds of drones for Ukraine's army stuck on Polish-Ukrainian border

6 December, 2023 Wednesday
19:50

Taras Chmut, the head of the Come Back Alive Ukrainian foundation, said that the protests on the Polish-Ukrainian border affected the aid for the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Taras Chmut, head of Come Back Alive, Ukraine's largest military aid charity, said this in an interview with Reuters.

Protests on the EU-Ukraine border are slowing down the flow of military aid to Ukraine from volunteers and charities. Trucks with drones, electronics, and pickup trucks for the military have been stuck at the border for weeks.

The publication notes that charities that help the Ukrainian Armed Forces face delays of several weeks. Cargoes for the military are transported in commercial vehicles that are not allowed to overcome the blockade.

Taras Chmut admitted that dozens of night vision systems and pickup trucks, as well as hundreds of drones, are stuck at the border. According to him, his foundation is trying to reach an agreement with the Polish authorities to ensure the unimpeded passage of goods.

The blockade of the border also delays the arrival of parts needed for the production of drones.

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