Prime Minister of Ukraine met with prostatic arms company Colt

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Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman reported that they had held a meeting with representatives of the company Colt Canada Corporation, which manufactures small arms.

Previously, Canada has included Ukraine in the list of countries to which canadian plants are allowed to sell weapons.

«Started the week with a meeting with representatives of Colt Canada Corporation is an internationally recognized manufacturer of small arms used by the military and police Canada, UK and EU countries», — Groysman wrote on his page in Facebook.

Groysman stressed that such contacts strengthen the strategic partnership and cooperation between the countries.

Earlier the state Secretary, Deputy foreign Minister Grigory Karasin told RIA Novosti that Russia is concerned about plans to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine. The Chairman of the Federation Council Commission on information policy Alexei Pushkov said that the anti-tank missile systems Javelin will not help Kiev to «recapture Donbas».

Russia has repeatedly warned against plans arms deliveries to Ukraine, because this step will only lead to the escalation of the conflict in the Donbass. As repeatedly stated by the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, the supply of weapons to Ukraine from the outside will not contribute to resolving the crisis in the Donbas and the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

Against arms shipments to Ukraine voted most European politicians. Thus, the former Chairman of the OSCE, the President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that the supply of weapons to Ukraine are very risky and counterproductive way out of the crisis.

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