Ukraine accused Merkel of blocking the supply of deadly weapons

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It is noted that the & nbsp; position of the new government of Olaf Scholz in & nbsp; issues of arms supplies is still unclear. Reznikov added that & nbsp; Kiev will continue to achieve this within the & nbsp; framework of bilateral agreements with & nbsp; allies, in particular with & nbsp; the United States, Great Britain, France and & nbsp; Lithuania.

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