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EU hopes to deliver half million artillery shells to Ukraine by end of year

29 May, 2024 Wednesday
10:03

European leaders announce on May 28 that allies plan to deliver 500,000 artillery shells to Ukraine by the end of 2024, as part of a Czech initiative

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Radio Free Europe reports.

Thus, after the meeting in Prague, European leaders said that with current funding they would "expect to ensure the donation of half a million rounds of artillery ammunition before the end of the year."

They also added that they would continue the initiative as long as necessary.

Polish President Andrzej Duda, in turn, promised to facilitate the transportation of artillery shells and called the situation on the Ukrainian-Russian front difficult.

According to him, Russia has the initiative in the war and is preparing another major offensive, and artillery will play a key role in the defense of the Ukrainian military.

  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that for the first time in two years of war, Ukrainian soldiers have enough artillery shells at the front.


 
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