28.03.17 14:05

Canada to provide another batch of non-lethal weapons to Ukraine, - Defense Minister Sajjan

Canada is getting ready to deliver its next batch of non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine.

This was stated by National Defense Minister of Canada Harjit Sajjan, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

"Our next delivery will include first-aid kits, training materials for the military police, and ammunition disposal equipment," Sajjan said.

He reminded that Canada had been supplying various units of non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine for a long time, e.g. tactical communication systems, night vision goggles and even a mobile field hospital.

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"This vital equipment will increase the capabilities of the Ukrainian Armed Forces while reducing the financial burden on the Ukrainian government," Sajjan said.

Earlier, a petition to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine was registered in Canada.

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