The adviser to the head of the Presidential Office reminded that Ukraine needs a lot of weapons.
Armed Forces of Ukraine for counteroffensive You need a lot of weapons.
This was stated by Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President Alexei Arestovich, writes “Today“.
“Several brigades are needed, re-equipped, trained, coordinated. In terms of deliveries, this is possible not earlier than mid-June,” he said.
Arestovich clarified that he would not yet say that this is possible and added that counteroffensive may not be. According to him, weapons capable of stopping the enemy will be in Ukraine in late May – early June.
“And to attack – this is not earlier than the second half of June, under the most favorable conditions,” he says.
Earlier today, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny said that the Ukrainian Defense Forces launched a counterattack in Kharkov and Izyum directions.
Recall that on the eve of the Ukrainian military recaptured from Russian troops a number of settlements in the Kharkiv region. We are talking about Upper Roganka, Russian Lozova, Slobodskaya and Prilestnaya.
At the same time, the Ministry of Defense report about increasing the intensity of the Russian offensive in the east of Ukraine simultaneously in all directions, their greatest activity is in Slobozhansky and Donetsk.