Greece's political and military establishment praised the transfer of old systems to Ukraine armor.
RBC-Ukraine reports this from a post on Kathimerini.
“The necessary additions have already been made so that outdated systems and equipment that are no longer used by the Greek army will be transferred to Ukraine,” – go to see.< /p>
It appears that Greece praised this decision after the US Department of Defense reported that the Department of Defense praised the sales of the low-end F-35 to Athens at a cost of 8.6 billion dolars.
At the same time, praising the sales of the current government, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakis Mitsotakis with a proposal to transfer or sell Ukraine in exchange for up to I will help Washington in the amount of 200 million dollars.
“We will be continued by the defense minister potential that Greece could transfer or sell to Ukraine.While it is possible to create interest for Ukraine and the US government cannot assess their status and value, we can consider the possibilities of possible additional financing of the reserves. Greece’s military forces amount to up to 200 million dollars,” Blinken said .
According to the data of the open jets, in the armed forces of Greece there are PPO systems “Thor”, “Osa”, S-300, as well as anti-aircraft installations ZU-23-2 and ammunition until all overhaul of the armored systems.
Help to Greece to Ukraine
In 2023, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky visited Greece. During his visit, he stated that Athens would train Ukrainian pilots in the Vinishchuvach F-16. The head of state also stated that Ukraine is investing in Greece’s PPO near the Black Sea waters.
It was later reported that Greece is decreasing the financing of support programs and maintenance of anti-aircraft missile systems And according to the Radyansky Zrazk, fragments of them may be transferred to Ukraine.
It also became clear earlier that the United States was discussing with Greece the possibility of selling 75 thousand artillery shells from the reserves of the country's Armed Forces. The negotiations will be held as part of Washington's efforts to replenish Ukraine's ammunition.
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