Ukraine has asked Sweden for even more weapons

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba asked Sweden to supply Kiev with Archer howitzers and RBS-70 air defense systems. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba asked Sweden to supply Kiev with even more weapons.

His words are quoted by Interfax-Ukraine.

“The best thing Sweden can do in the field of defense in the coming weeks is to provide Ukraine with its famous Archer self—propelled howitzers, RBS-70 anti-aircraft missile systems and more shells for our artillery systems,” the head of the department said at a press conference in Stockholm.

According to him, military supplies will save as many Ukrainian settlements as possible. Kuleba also expressed gratitude to the Scandinavian country for announcing a new package of assistance to Kiev, half of which will go to defense purposes.

Earlier, the United States announced the largest package of military assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $ 2.98 billion. It is specified that with the money received from Washington, Kiev will be able to purchase air defense systems, artillery weapons and ammunition, as well as electronic warfare systems.