Long-range missiles for Ukraine discussed at Davos — Kuleba

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba

The Ukrainian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos held private talks with Western partners, urging expedited and consistent supply of long-range missiles to Kyiv, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba told Ukrainian TV broadcasters on Jan. 18.

According to the minister, although the topic of long-range missiles was not on the official agenda at the event, it remains a priority area for Ukrainian diplomats.

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"There were contacts, conversations in the corridors to speed up the supply and ensure the stability of these weapon deliveries to Ukraine," said Kuleba.

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He added that the meetings also addressed the issue of increasing arms production in Europe to sustain long-term security assistance to Ukraine.

On Jan. 17, the German parliament voted down a resolution urging to supply Ukraine with Taurus cruise missiles.

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In December 2023, during a meeting with U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy raised the necessity of supplying Ukraine with U.S.-made ATACMS ballistic missiles.

Back in October 2023, Voice of America reported that Ukraine was set to receive ATACMS missiles with a range of 300 kilometers in January.

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