Germany responded to the request of Ukraine on military assistance to failure. This was stated by the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of foreign Affairs Vadym Prystayko.
He thanked Berlin for its financial support, RIA Novosti reported. Pristayko said that, when Kiev asked for military assistance, his request was rejected. If it is not specified exactly when Ukraine turned to Germany with your request.
Pristayko hopes that Berlin will review its position on the question of military aid. He noted that Ukraine is facing the problem of “survival as a state.” The EU and Germany has done much for the country, but that’s not enough, he said.
Western countries delivered to Ukraine decommissioned and obsolete equipment, for example, the United States has sent to Kiev two ships, Island, built in 1988 and decommissioned. Ukraine also received a retired American frigates and the Danish boats. Also, the U.S. has supplied Ukraine 35 anti-tank missile FGM-148 and 210 missiles to them, but it was delivered condition: these weapons cannot be used in the Donbas. Later it turned out that all the missiles were expired engines operation.