The Minister of defence Stepan Poltorak declared that Ukraine does not buy ammunition from Russia, and intends to apply to the partner countries. He stated this at a briefing, reports NewsOne.
According to him, Ukraine intends to establish its manufacturing of ammunition.
“We did not stop the purchase of ammunition, some we buy now. A week ago, the government adopted the concept on establishment of enterprises for the production of ammunition. And yet we buy them from our partners,” – said Poltorak.
He also denied rumors that Ukraine allegedly buys them from Russia: “No, Russia does not sell us ammo”.
Earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the country must create the production of missiles and ammunition.