Ukraine and Lithuania discussed increasing defense support for Ukraine

The heads of Ukrainian and Lithuanian diplomacy discussed the expansion of defense support for Ukraine, in particular in the context of a new European initiative to supply ammunition to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba informed this on March 24, 2023, on Twitter.

Source: The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba

“I congratulated my friend Gabrielius Landsbergis [the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania – ed.] on receiving the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise III degree from President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. We discussed further military aid to secure Ukraine’s victory and lasting peace in Europe, as well as the preparations for the upcoming NATO summit in Vilnius,” tweeted Dmytro Kuleba.

Dmytro Kuleba emphasized that Ukraine highly appreciate the project of the European Defense Agency signed on March 20, 2023, on the joint procurement of 155-calibre ammunition, to which 19 EU member states and Norway have already joined.

The ministers paid special attention to the issue of Russia’s responsibility for its crimes in Ukraine. The heads of foreign affairs welcomed the decision of the International Criminal Court on the arrest warrant for the President of the Russian Federation and noted that it emphasizes the need to create an international Special Tribunal that will bring Vladimir Putin and other high-ranking Russian officials to justice for the crime of aggression.

See also: Lithuania announced a new package of military aid to Ukraine

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