Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has already began new offensive actions in Ukraine, “sending in hundreds and hundreds extra troops,” NATO Secretary Basic Jens Stoltenberg mentioned on Feb. 13, as quoted by the Monetary Occasions.
“It’s clear that we’re within the race of logistics. Key capabilities like ammunition…should attain Ukraine earlier than Russia can seize the initiative on the battlefield.”
A day earlier than the Ramsten-9 summit, Stoltenberg advised reporters that NATO wanted to extend ammunition manufacturing, which is predicted to be the important thing topic of debate on the Feb. 14 assembly, in accordance with the Monetary Occasions.
“The struggle in Ukraine is consuming an unlimited quantity of munitions and depleting allied stockpiles. The present fee of Ukraine’s ammunition expenditure is many instances larger than our present fee of manufacturing. This places our protection industries beneath pressure,” mentioned the NATO head.
He added that the sooner Ukraine might be supplied with weapons, ammunition, and different tools, the extra lives might be saved.
The ninth assembly of the Ukraine Protection Contact Group, also referred to as the Ramstein summit, will happen on Feb. 14 on the NATO headquarters in Brussels.
The primary points on the assembly’s agenda will be the safety of the Ukrainian sky, the “tank coalition’s” improvement, the formation of a security margin for ammunition, coaching applications for Ukrainian troops, and stability of navy assist, in accordance with Ukrainian Protection Minister Reznikov.