Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said today that some of the Western weapons supplied by the West to Ukraine they are reaching the Middle East and the black market.
“According to available information, some of the foreign weapons that the West supplies to Ukraine are reaching the Middle East region and also ending up on the black market,” he told a teleconference at his ministry.
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According to Shoigu, The West has so far delivered to kyiv more than 28,000 tons of military cargo.
In his opinion, “the West wants to prolong the conflict in Ukraine,” which is why it continues to deliver weapons to that country.
He also denounced the presence of mercenaries in Ukraine, and assured that in the last ten days the Russian Armed Forces have “eliminated” 170, while 99 have refused to participate in hostilities and left Ukrainian territory. (YO)