Elisha: Statements about the illegal supply of Ukrainian weapons have to do with competition on the arms market

Statements about the alleged sale of Ukrainian weapons to other countries associated with the competition in the market. This broadcast of «Radio Liberty» said the Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Konstantin Eliseev.

«This issue is related to some competition in the arms market. For us it is important that this military cooperation was in line with resolutions of the UN Security Council and in accordance with international standards. If so, then I don’t see any sensationalism,» – said Elisha.

According to him, Ukraine is a responsible partner in the arms market.

«We have a strong system of state-export control. By the way, she at one time was created with the help of the American side. There were accusations about the alleged involvement of Ukraine to the development of certain types of weapons for North Korea. All this innuendo, which in a few days all will be forgotten» – said the Deputy head of the presidential administration.

In the report of the international human rights organization Amnesty International, published on 25 September, it was alleged, that Ukraine involved in illegal arms shipments to South Sudan.

The representative of the state foreign trade company «Ukrinmash», said that accusations of human rights defenders are unfounded.

The independence of South Sudan was declared in 2011. Civil conflict in this country began in 2013. Then President Salva Kiir said on preventing coup d’état, accusing the organization Vice-President Rick Machar.




Elisha: Statements about the illegal supply of Ukrainian weapons have to do with competition on the arms market 26.09.2017

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