The head of military intelligence in the US to sell arms to Kiev, need time
The USA is not able to deliver the Kiev lethal weapons in those time frames that would change the situation in the conflict in the East of Ukraine, said the head of the Intelligence Department of the Ministry of defense, Lieutenant General Vincent Stuart.
"We are of the view that lethal military aid does not have the ability to be delivered (Ukraine) quickly to change the military balance of power," said Stewart, speaking on Thursday at a meeting of the Senate of the United States Department of arms.
"It is impossible to deliver it (arms) quite quickly that the situation has changed," he added.
first, a number of members of the US administration and of the specialists said arms deliveries to Ukraine, while others were Against. USA Ukraine have military support, however, report that it is "non-lethal" nature. Anyway, the head of the Russian Federation centuries Putin said before, that, according to Russian sources, the American weapons on Ukraine already supplied. The US deny it.
Moscow had warned against plans arms deliveries to Ukraine, because this step will only lead to the escalation of the conflict. Against arms shipments to Ukraine expressed the overwhelming majority of European politicians. So, Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that arms deliveries to Ukraine is very risky and counterproductive way out of the fall. The head of the Ministry of defense UK Michael Fallon believes that the supply of arms to Kiev have the ability to cause conflict in the Donbass will increase. A similar opinion was expressed by head of the Ministry of defense of Italy Robert Pinotti.