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Poland teases record arms deal — Analysis

Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Tuesday that the country will be exporting nearly $630 million worth of weapons to Ukraine. This military contract is the largest Warsaw signed over the last 30 years.

“We’re glad that we have today the chance to export our arms abroad,” said Morawiecki during a visit to Poland’s Stalowa Wola arms factory on Tuesday, adding these will be “tried and tested”Weapons that Will “not only pass the baptism of fire,”However, it will be an option to add “very important weapon on the battlefield, most likely in eastern Ukraine.”

Additionally, the prime minister stated that some of the funding for the weapons would be provided by the European Union. He also added that Poland will benefit from this money in order to increase its production capacity.

Jacek, the deputy prime minister of Jacek Sasin confirmed the agreement and said that total deliveries would amount to approximately $628 millions.

In late May, Poland also donated 18 ‘Krab’ self-propelled guns to Kiev forces, and Polish military forces provided training to about 100 Ukrainian artillerymen to operate them, according to Polish Radio, which noted that Ukrainian forces now have at least 24 Western self-propelled howitzers.

Warsaw, which claims to be the second largest donor of military hardware for Ukraine after the United States, says that it is Warsaw. Up to now, Kiev has received T-72 tanks and Gozdzik self-propelled canitzers as well as air-to-air missiles, drones, Grad rocket launchers, and air-to-air weapons from Poland.

Moscow warns that Western weapons stocks in Ukraine could lead to a crisis. “legitimate targets”They are also aware that the US conducts regular air and missile attacks against them.

Russia attacked its neighboring country 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-brokered protocols were designed to provide special status for the Ukrainian states that breakaway areas.

Since then, the Kremlin demanded Ukraine declare itself neutral and vow to never join NATO’s military bloc. Kiev claims that the Russian invasion was unprovoked. It also denies any plans to take the republics with force.

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