The European Commission has presented a plan to increase ammunition production, allocating 500 million euros from the EU budget for this purpose. In addition, the EC will attract one billion euros from the extra-budgetary European Peace Fund. Thierry Breton, European Commissioner for the Internal Market, spoke about it.
“This plan aims to increase our stockpiles of ammunition and supply them to Ukraine, where we have promised to supply 1 million ammunition by the end of the year,” he said during a meeting. press conference.
Breton also noted that 11 European Union countries can already begin accelerated production of 155mm NATO caliber shells, and two EU countries can produce 152mm “Soviet” caliber shells.
On the eve, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, said that the Russian army destroys the weapons that Western countries transfer to the Kiev regime.
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