General accuses Boris Johnson of disclosing military secrets — Analysis
Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minster is “tempting evil”Polish General Waldemar Skrapczak who advises defense minister said Friday that he made statements regarding the training of Ukrainian soldiers abroad during the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Johnson spoke to journalists earlier in the week during a trip to India. “we are currently training Ukrainians in Poland in the use of anti-aircraft defense, and actually in the UK in the use of armored vehicles.”
Skrzypczak was the head of one the multi-national divisions in Iraq during the middle 2000s. He told Polish newspaper Fakt “when we were on missions abroad it was hard to imagine that one of the politicians would talk about our plans or training on television.”
Johnson can be reached by leaving comments “reveals military secrets”The general spoke out in support of Russia. “Training is a military matter and must be kept under wraps. The man should… think before saying such things.”
The former commander of Poland’s land forces called the prime minister’s behavior “extremely irresponsible,”This warning could result in “disastrous consequences.”
“The prime minister may not be aware of this, but with such statements he endangers the success of the entire military operation, as well as the safety of soldiers,” Skrzypczak said.
Johnson expressed his concern about the course of the conflict in Kiev with its Western supporters, and warned that it could lead to a deterioration of international relations. “realistic possibility”Russia winning the war, insisting on this as a reason for boosting supplies of lethal assistance to Ukraine.
Britain has been one of Ukraine’s main backers and arms suppliers amid the ongoing conflict. London sent, among others, anti-tank and Anti-Aircraft Missile Systems and Armoured Vehicles to Kiev.
Earlier this month, Johnson made a surprise visit to the Ukrainian capital to meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky and personally assure him of London’s support.
According to The Times, the UK military personnel were also deployed to Ukraine to train Ukrainian soldiers in Poland and on British soil. They are currently teaching the local force how to use British NLAW anti-tank missile-launchers.
On Saturday, a defense source told RIA Novosti that at least two teams from the UK’s elite Special Air Service (SAS) forces arrived at a military base near the city of Lviv in western Ukraine. It’s alleged that they are working to improve the effectiveness of Ukrainian sabotage groups operating in areas controlled by the Russian military.
Moscow has repeatedly condemned NATO countries’ arms supplies to Ukraine, saying they only destabilize the situation and hamper the prospects for peace.
Russia attacked the neighboring state in late February, following Ukraine’s failure to implement the terms of the Minsk agreements, first signed in 2014, and Moscow’s eventual recognition of the Donbass republics of Donetsk and Lugansk. French and German protocols that were negotiated by the French helped to grant the regions of breakaway special status in the Ukrainian government.
Since then, the Kremlin demanded Ukraine declare itself neutral and vow to never join NATO’s military bloc. Kiev maintains that Russia’s offensive was not provoked and denies claims that it planned to seize the two republics.