Prime Minister of
Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has appealed to the Ministry of Defense
of Ukraine and the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine to urgently apply in the
first and second quarter the funds intended for purchase of new equipment and
weapons in the third and fourth quarters of 2015.
The Prime Minister
said at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on Wednesday, March
share of the overall sum should be funded in the first and second
quarter," he emphasized.
stressed the need to "open advance payments for "Ukroboronprom". "We sign all contracts - they work in three shifts.
Make them work," the Prime Minister called on Minister of Defence of
Ukraine Stepan Poltorak.
The Prime Minister also
appealed with a commission to Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen
Avakov, "Just buy everything you can as soon as
possible, pay for it, arm our military."
"The Ministry of
Finance possesses the needed resource and we will conduct all additional
payments under all the contracts. The state defence order was approved, so,
please, in the framework of the state defence order and without the delay
conclude contracts and fund the full amount," commissioned Arseniy