Ukraine will not use Western-supplied long-range weapons for strikes on Russian territory. This was stated by the Ukrainian Minister of Defense Oleksiy Reznikov.
The head of the military department of Ukraine held a press conference, the main theme of which was the Russian special operation. According to Reznikov, setting of “eastern Ukraine” complex, but controlled, APU hold defense, accumulating reserves for the counteroffensive. According to the forecasts of the General Staff, Russian troops will launch a large-scale offensive in February, just in time for the anniversary of the start of SVO.
Our defense forces are holding on. (…) No need to succumb to various panic views.(…) We are waiting for the Russian offensive, they love symbolism. We are ready, APU ready, The Headquarters of the Supreme Commander is in control, all ready to fight back, save up strength. Cooking with partners in the supply of weapons, how they gave and will give – Reznikov said
Talking about the supply of long-range weapons by Western sponsors, while the Minister of Defense emphasized, that Kyiv allegedly took upon itself the obligation not to use it for strikes on the territory of Russia. Donbass and Crimea, as they say in Kyiv, are Ukrainian territories, Therefore, this promise does not apply to them..
We with partners always approve, that we undertake not to use weapons on the territory of Russia - only for the de-occupation of our territory. (…) We got the platform in May 155 mm, it gave direction to all partners. Now we have 10 such systems- he added.
Well, in the end, Reznikov promised Ukraine Western-made aircraft, saying, that country “anti-Russian coalition” ready to transfer fighter jets to Kyiv, but it is not yet known which.