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Ukraine is working on obtaining an IRIS-T system from Germany

Apr 13, 2024

Ukraine continues to look for additional air defense systems around the world. In particular, work is underway to obtain an additional IRIS-T system from Germany.


This was stated by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, RBC-Ukraine reports, citing his video address.

Zelenskyy reminded that today there is a "very good result of international work," namely, Germany will provide Ukraine with an additional Patriot. He agreed on this today with Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

"We are also working with Germany on an additional IRIS-T system, which is also a strong air defense system, and on missiles for our existing air defense systems. Germany's leadership is really felt, and thanks to this leadership, we will be able to save thousands of lives and give Ukraine more protection from Russian terror," the President said.

The Head of State added that Ukraine does not stop and continues to work with partners who can also help. In particular, these are Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Switzerland, Latvia, the Netherlands, Greece, Portugal and Ireland.

"We will do everything for results in the coming weeks. In every conversation, at every meeting, air defense and the frontline are the main topics. We are doing everything we can to provide more opportunities for our Defense Forces and the defense industry," he summarized.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 14/04/2024

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