UK sends hundreds of long range missiles to Ukraine after Zelensky’s visit (Video)
Ukrainian President hours ago stopped at London after his visit to Germany
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is currently out of his country as the country vigorously prepares for its counter-offensive against Russia which is expected to kick-start soon according to Ukrainian media. Zelensky was in Germany yesterday to meet the country’s President and German Chancellor Scholz. He later today stopped in London and then continued his visit to France.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced that the country will supply Ukraine with hundreds of long range missiles. The United States, UK, Germany and France earlier this year in a joint press conference announced their unflinching support for Ukraine in coming months. Read more:United States Germany and France are sending more fighting vehicles to Ukraine
Sunak welcomed Zelensky to London, revealing how pleased he was to see him. “Welcome back”, he posted on Twitter.
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Rishi Sunak on Twitter said the people of UK “must not let Ukraine down” and that’s exactly why UK is accelerating support to supply
- More missiles
- Long range attack drones
- New UK flying school
- Conference to support Ukraine’s recovery
A statement released on the country’s official website said the UK has so far “provided £2.3 billion worth of military support to Ukraine in 2022, more than any country other than the US”.
Great Britain will also begin training Pilots in F-16s this summer which means there will be an aviation coalition. A new training center will be specially opened to train Ukrainian Pilots. Deliveries of hundreds of long range missiles will also take place in coming months.