Sweden will give Ukraine $287 million in military help, according to Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson. The amount of supplies being sent from Stockholm to Kiev is at its highest ever level and includes an air defence system.
Swedish Prime Minister Kristersson stressed at a press conference on November 16 that “this is a greater military aid package than the previous eight packages combined.” “We provide Ukrainians exactly what they believe they need at this time,”
In order to protect Ukraine from Swedish government missile assaults, according to Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, the help package includes air defence equipment and ammunition from the military depots. recent weeks in Russia.
In the past, Swedish aid packages included training exercises for Ukrainian recruits along with basic equipment like helmets, armor, grenades, or missiles.
This aid package does not include the Archer self-propelled artillery system, but Minister Jonson stated that it might be sent to Ukraine in the future.
The Swedish government is closely observing developments regarding the explosion that occurred in Poland on November 15 near the Ukrainian border, according to Prime Minister Kristersson. More details, according to Mr. Kristersson, are required to fully understand what transpired.
Who launched the missiles that struck the Polish village of Przewodow, which claimed the lives of two civilians, is still unknown.
The Russian Defense Ministry both denied and confirmed that no assaults against targets were made by the Russian military in the vicinity of the Ukraine-Poland border. Dmytro Kuleba, the foreign minister of Ukraine, also reaffirmed that this nation’s missiles were not to blame for the explosion in Poland.
When speaking about the incident, US Vice President Joe Biden exercised caution, stating that “it does not appear that the missile was fired from Russia” based on inside information.