The ministry added Caliber missiles Launched from the sea on Sunday, Russia destroyed four S-300 missiles hidden in an aircraft carrier on the outskirts of the city. Dinipro Ukrainian. Russia says 25 Ukrainian soldiers were injured in the attack.
Not specified Russia The European country that supplied Kyiv with S-300 systems, according to Reuters.
Notable is the anti-aircraft artillery system of S-300 Russian design is also among the specific weapons requested by Ukrainian authorities from Western countries.
Earlier, news organizations quoted him as saying Prime Minister of Slovakia Edward Heiker said on April 8 that he had provided Ukraine with the S-300 air defense system, which did not mean that Slovakia had joined the conflict with Russia.
Heger wrote on his Facebook account last Friday: “I can vouch for the Republic Slovakia Provided the S-300 air defense system to Ukraine. “
Heker said the “gift” came in response to a request from Ukraine for assistance in enforcing “legal defense” under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter on his way to the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Organization “does not mean that the Slovak Republic has become a party to the armed conflict. Ukraine“.
He hoped that these missiles would “help save the large number of innocent Ukrainians” in the conflict. Russian military operations In Ukraine.
Heger explained that he was a member of Slovakia European union NATO will also receive an “additional anti-missile defense system” from its allies in the coming days, without disclosing further details.
It is noteworthy that Moscow had warned against providing any systems Air defense It also warned that Western arms supplies to Ukraine could be targeted.
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