According to Peskov, weapons supplied by the West cause material damage, but this is not an obstacle to achieving the goals of the special operation in Ukraine
Weapon supplies to Ukraine by the West will not prevent Russia from achieving the goals of the special operation, said in an interview with French Dmitry Peskov, press secretary of the Russian President, to the LCI TV channel.
“Yes, there is resistance and material damage caused by the supply of this (Western.— RBC) weapons. But these weapons are not enough to stop our advance, and they will not prevent us from achieving our goals, — said Peskov (quoted by RIA Novosti).
According to the presidential press secretary, Moscow is confident that it can ensure the security of Russia. He recalled that for a possible ceasefire, the Kremlin expects Kiev to fulfill the conditions, primarily regarding the neutral status of Ukraine.
“Kyiv must also agree to the Crimea and two independent republics in the east. Their actual status is obvious,»— added Peskov.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has repeatedly called on Western countries to send weapons to Ukraine. “Just give us rockets. Give us planes. You can't give us an F-18 or an F-19 or whatever you have. Give us old Soviet planes. That's all. Give them into my hands. Give me something with which I can protect my country, & mdash; Zelensky addressed the United States on April 2.
Washington announced in mid-March that Ukraine would receive 9,000 anti-tank systems, 800 air defense systems, as well as drones and other weapons. Sweden announced at the end of March that it would additionally supply 5,000 anti-tank weapons to Ukraine. The UK promised to transfer 6 thousand anti-tank and high-explosive missiles, as well as increase the supply of long-range artillery, ammunition and air defense systems.
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