Czechia wins broad support for shells-for-Ukraine plan in Paris

Photo: Lewis Joly, ČTK/AP

The Paris summit on Ukraine appears to have kicked into action a Czech plan to purchase badly needed ammunition for Ukraine outside of the EU. After struggling to secure international funding for the project, Prime Minister Petr Fiala announced on Monday that 15 EU member states are now willing to back the purchase.

The Paris conference on Ukraine came at a time when news from the front is not good and a growing number of Europeans are increasingly pessimistic about the chances that Ukraine will be able to defend its territory successfully.

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Author: Daniela Lazarová, Sources:Český rozhlas,ČTK