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Turkey to give Ukraine 3m dollars for army re-equipment

Overall, five such agreements for 3m dollars are planned to be signed.

Igor Solovey Igor Solovey , World editor at LB.ua
Turkey to give Ukraine 3m dollars for army re-equipment
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Turkey will provide Ukraine with 3m dollars in assistance to equip the army, Ukraine's ambassador to Turkey Andriy Sybiha said told journalists in Ankara on 15 December.

"Before the year end, I will sign another contract that provides for Turkey's allocation of 9 mn lire (3 mn dollars) to help the Ukrainian Army," the diplomat said.

According to him, a similar agreement was signed last year.

In general, five such 3-mn-dollar agreements will be signed, they provide for direct financial assistance to Ukraine for the purchase of military equipment.

Reporting by Ihor Solovey, chief editor of the World desk, LB.ua

Igor Solovey Igor Solovey , World editor at LB.ua