British military aid, including anti-tank weapons, arrived in Ukraine on Tuesday to help Kyiv defend itself from a potential invasion during a stand-off with Russia which has massed its troops near the Ukrainian border.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke in the last few days with the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Britain’s defence minister Ben...see more
Western countries say they fear that the Kremlin is preparing a pretext for a new assault on Ukraine, which it invaded in 2014. Moscow denies any plans for an attack, but has said it could take unspecified military action unless the West agrees to a list of demands, including banning Ukraine from ever joining NATO.
As a consequence of the talks ending with no breakthrough last week, Kyiv has asked Western countries for arms to help it protect itself.
Strongly support @melaniejoly 🇨🇦 and @StefanishynaO 🇺🇦.— Liz Truss (@trussliz) January 18, 2022
🇬🇧 and allies are supporting Ukraine to defend itself against Russian aggression. Any Russian incursion would have severe consequences. https://t.co/BtFfzzMCF8