President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that us weapons have Kiev not to attack, but to “protect Ukrainian soldiers and civilians”.
“American weapons in the hands of Ukrainian soldiers not to attack, and resolute rebuff to the aggressor, the protection of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians, as well as effective self-defence in accordance with article 51 of the UN Charter”, — he wrote on his page in Facebook.
Also Poroshenko said that the decision to supply lethal defensive weapons was confirmed during his conversation with the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Friday.
As previously reported, “Russian Spring”, the U.S. state Department spokesman Heather Nauert announced that Washington took the decision to supply Ukraine with defensive weapons to protect its territorial integrity and sovereignty.
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