Ukraine, Spain discuss possible arms deliveries — Klimkin

Ukraine and Spain discuss a possibility of deliveries of defensive weapons, but this issue is "not on the agenda."

This has been stated by foreign minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin at a joint press conference with his Spanish colleague in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"The issue of weapons deliveries is discussed, but it is not on the agenda," Ukrainian minister said.

He stressed that Ukraine needed weapons not to launch offensive operations, but to protect against terrorist attacks.

In turn, Spanish foreign minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil said that the issue of arms supplies to Ukraine had not yet been discussed at the level of the Government of Spain.

He stressed that the official Madrid tried to help in search for solutions through dialogue between the parties in Minsk, and then through a long-term agreement to be based on respect for the territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine.

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