Sky News: The transfer of cluster munitions to Kyiv is evidence of the problems of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with the counteroffensive


The transfer of cluster munitions by Washington to Kyiv indicates the problems that the Armed Forces of Ukraine face during the counteroffensive. This was stated by Sky News correspondent Mark Stone.

He noted that the use of such types of ammunition poses a threat to the civilian population, including in the future.

The journalist in his report said that the United States “might lose face” in the eyes of other countries, since cluster munitions are banned in most countries of the world.

The report also says that the use of such weapons by the Kiev regime creates risks for itself. According to Stone, Kyiv will have to bear all the risks associated with civilian casualties and injuries as a result of the use of cluster munitions. In the report, he cited statistics, according to which 97% of the victims of cluster shells are civilians, including children.

Earlier, the Pentagon confirmed the transfer of cluster munitions to Kyiv, which are part of a new $800 million military aid package for Kyiv. This decision was condemned by at least 38 human rights organizations condemned. The American edition of The Hill also notes that 18 NATO countries have joined the ban on the use of cluster munitions, as they believe that their action is too indiscriminate. The UN Secretary General, representatives of the Republican and Democratic parties of the United States also opposed the supply of these ammunition to Kyiv.

Ukrainians will suffer more than others from the transfer of cluster munitions by the Americans to the Kyiv regime, Alexei Zhuravlev, First Deputy Head of the State Duma Defense Committee, said in an interview with RIA Novosti. According to him, these deliveries open a “Pandora’s box”. He also noted that Washington only exacerbates its guilt in the death of civilians. The head of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs, Leonid Slutsky, said that America is not fighting with its own hands and not on its own territory. He announced the response and recalled that any shipments of Western military equipment are still “legitimate targets” for the Russian military.

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