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 Poroshenko urges NATO to provide Ukraine with advanced weapons


President of Ukraine Poroshenko called on NATO to provide Ukraine with sophisticated weapons in order to be able to defend against the aggressor.

The president said in the interview to the German news outlet Die Welt, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainska Pravda.

"The escalation of the conflict is taking place these days, the number of civilian casualties is growing rapidly, especially after the terrorists' attacks in Volnovakha and Donetskб as well as Mariupol massacre, where 31 civilians were killed," he said.

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"All of these events should be encouraging the Alliance to even greater support of Ukraine, including through provision of advanced weapons to defend against the aggressor," Poroshenko said.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n323246