The decision to supply to Ukraine defensive weapons can be taken for several months, said Deputy Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff U.S. army General Paul Selva, reports “RIA Novosti”.
During the hearings in the Senate on Tuesday, the Selva asked what kind of weapons could be supplied to Ukraine. “Those discussions are ongoing. I think in the coming months, you will have the answer to this question. But we are in favor of lethal means, such as anti-tank weapons. That is, not tanks and offensive weapons, and defensive,” said the General.
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He said that this issue discuss the chiefs of staff and the US European command. During the hearing he called the decision to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine “a political choice”.
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