NATO chief urges allies to stockpile arms for Ukraine: report

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reportedly urged NATO members to stock up on arms to supply Ukraine as attacks from Russia continue.

Reuters reported that just days after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked for weapons and defense systems to withstand a Russian invasion, the NATO chief called on allies to stock up.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks at NATO Headquarters, Wednesday February 11-16, 2022 in Brussels.  Ambassadors from the 30 NATO countries gathered in Brussels on Wednesday for emergency talks after Poland said a Russian-made missile had fallen on its territory, killing two people, and US President Joe Biden and his allies vowed to investigate the support incident.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks at NATO Headquarters, Wednesday February 11-16, 2022 in Brussels. Ambassadors from the 30 NATO countries gathered in Brussels on Wednesday for emergency talks after Poland said a Russian-made missile had fallen on its territory, killing two people, and US President Joe Biden and his allies vowed to investigate the support incident.
(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

“I urge allies to do more,” Stoltenberg said. “It is in all of our security interests to ensure that Ukraine prevails [Russian President Vladimir] Putin doesn’t win.”

BIDEN DELIVERS PATRIOT MISSILES TO UKRAINE DURING ZELENSKY’S VISIT TO WASHINGTON

He also urged Western allies to procure Ukrainian ammunition and spare parts for the systems already in place.

In this photo provided by the Press Office of the President of Ukraine, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy looks on as he greets soldiers at the scene of the heaviest fighting with the Russian invaders in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 14. , 2022.

In this photo provided by the Press Office of the President of Ukraine, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy looks on as he greets soldiers at the scene of the heaviest fighting with the Russian invaders in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 14. , 2022.
(Press Office of the President of Ukraine via AP)

Late last month, both chambers of Congress agreed on a $45 billion aid package for Ukraine after Zelenskyy’s visit to the United States

GOP RESULTS WIN IN A $1.7K BUDGET DEAL BY REDUCING IRS FUNDING – BUT AGENCY STILL PAYING IN

President Biden also announced that the US would spend an additional $2 billion in military aid, including the Patriot Air Defense System, which can defend against ballistic, aircraft and cruise missiles.

Stoltenberg told the DPA during the interview that the fastest route to peace in Ukraine is military support, Reuters reported.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

“We know that most wars end at the negotiating table – probably this war too – but we know that what Ukraine can achieve in these negotiations depends inextricably on the military situation,” he said.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *