Putin has declared readiness to transfer to Ukraine military equipment from the Crimea
President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is ready to return to Ukraine the military equipment, which remained on the Crimean Peninsula after the departure of the region of the Ukrainian military, reports “Interfax”.
According to him, earlier, the Ukrainian government has repeatedly raised the issue of the return of military equipment from the Crimea. “We are ready to continue the process, ready to transfer warships to Ukraine, aviation equipment, armored vehicles”, — said the head of state at a meeting with chief editors of the media.
According to him, the Ukrainian equipment is in poor condition. “But this is not our business. It is in such almost was”, — Putin said, adding that over the years, this technique has not been serviced.
According to him, we are talking about tens of warships, dozens of aircraft. Putin said that the Russian side is ready to help the Ukrainian military transport ships in Odessa.
“It would be better if the Ukrainian soldiers will just come and take them”, he said. The President also said that in the Crimea there are munitions that cannot be exported, they can only be disposed of.