Ukraine's Defence Minister discusses preparation for next Ramstein meeting and situation on front with head of Pentagon

Sunday, 19 November 2023, 19:13

Lloyd Austin, the US Secretary of Defence, has had a phone conversation with Rustem Umierov, his Ukrainian counterpart.

Source: European Pravda with reference to the press service of the Pentagon

Details: During the conversation, Austin discussed the current situation on the front lines with Umierov.

They have also discussed the plans concerning the next meeting of Ukraine’s Defence Contact Group (the Ramstein format), which is to be held in the format of a videoconference on 22 November.

Earlier, Grant Shapps, the UK Secretary of State for Defence, stressed that his government, jointly with its allies, will continue supplying Ukraine with "what it needs to win".

After the Ramstein format meeting in September, he announced the supply of tens of thousands of artillery projectiles for Ukraine.

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