Ukraine’s Foreign Minister to seek more air defense systems from partners at G7 meeting in Italy

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba. Photo: Dmytro Kuleba/X

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba will continue to strengthen Ukraine’s air defense capabilities at the ministerial meeting of the Group of Seven on April 17-19.

This was reported by Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Ministry press service.

Ukrainian diplomat will participate in a special session dedicated to strengthening international support for Ukraine and hold bilateral meetings with the heads of diplomacy of the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Germany, France, Japan, the United States, the EU and the NATO Secretary General.

Previously, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister said Norwegian government could help Ukraine get Patriot systems from other countries.

On April 12, Kuleba stated Ukrainian government was negotiating two batteries of Patriot air defence systems and one SAMP/T system, and on April 13, Germany announced a delivery of one Patriot air defense system to Ukraine.

“These innocent people would not have been killed or injured if Ukraine had sufficient air defense capabilities,” Kuleba reacted to a recent attack on Chernihiv. The city lacks air defense capabilities.

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