NATO member countries are working closely with defense manufacturers to supply more weapons and equipment to Ukraine and ensure it is ready for a long standoff with the Russian Federation.

He stated this in an interview Reuters NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Ukrinform reports.

“We provide a lot of support, but we must do even more and be ready for long-term measures,” the agency quotes the words of the head of the Alliance.

In this regard, Stoltenberg said that interaction is now taking place between NATO countries and companies producing weapons and equipment.

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“We are now in close contact and working with the defense industry to produce and supply more different types of ammunition, weapons, and other capabilities,” said the NATO Secretary General.

As reported, in recent months, NATO countries and other allies began to supply Ukraine with more advanced weapons systems, including HIMARS artillery missile systems. According to Western representatives, these weapons have already changed the situation on the battlefield in Ukraine.

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