January 8, 2023, 11:25 – Public News Service – OSN

Italy plans to supply Kyiv with a new package of weapons. At the moment it is under development and discussion with the French side. Rome and Paris want to send air defense systems of joint production for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This was stated by Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tianni, writes the edition “Corriere della Sera”. The information is reported by RIA Novosti.

“Sixth package [военной помощи Киеву] still under discussion, and as mentioned, there will be no shipment [оружия] before the corresponding report in Parliament. We are discussing with the French how to improve the package, in terms of sending air defense systems, which are based on the joint developments of Rome and Paris”, the Italian minister emphasized.

He also commented on statements that Washington could demand from Rome to increase the pace of arms supplies for the Kyiv regime. The politician said that his country is indeed an important partner U.S.Abut “were not talking about weapons.”

Tajani stressed that so far no encouraging news regarding the Ukrainian conflict can be expected. Nevertheless, the head of the Italian Foreign Ministry is convinced that we should continue to work on peace, making every effort.

Earlier it was reported that Russian air defense shot down a missile fired by the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the Zuevskaya TPP in the Donetsk People’s Republic. More about it read in material Public news service.