The canadian authorities intend to allow the supply of lethal weapons to Ukraine. The head of the government Justin Trudeau said after the meeting with Petro Poroshenko. Ukraine will be included in the list of countries in which it is intended to allow the export of certain types of weapons.
The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau said that his government is considering the question of deliveries to Ukraine lethal weapons. This canadian Prime Minister said at a joint press conference with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, organized after the meeting.
According to him, on certain conditions, Ukraine will make the list of countries authorised for export of canadian weapons.
“We continue to consider the issue of making Ukraine to the list of countries allowed to export canadian automatic weapons. Must be met certain conditions, but we’re working on it,” said Justin Trudeau. However, he did not explain to the media what kind of conditions are involved.
Canadian Prime Minister assured Poroshenko that his country will continue to assist Ukraine in defense.
“Canada will continue to assist Ukraine to defend its sovereignty,” — said the head of the canadian government.
In turn Poroshenko at a joint press conference expressed interest in Canada’s participation in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbass. Ukraine, according to the President, a very interesting experience of Canada in this matter.
“We are very interested in canadian experience in peacekeeping operations”, — said the Ukrainian leader, noting that the establishment of the mission in the Donbass will be a real breakthrough in the peaceful settlement.
“The Russian scenario” was again rejected by the Ukrainian side.
“Of course, it’s the Russian scenario”,- said Poroshenko.
A day earlier, became known some details of the incident on the eve of the meeting in private of the heads of Ukraine and the USA. In the course of negotiations, Donald trump has made it clear that Washington will not deliver Kiev lethal weapons, particularly the Javelin. Petro Poroshenko has stated that Ukraine itself produces an effective anti-tank and from the United States is just waiting for electronic warfare.