Defense Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov had a phone call with Sébastien Lecornu, Minister for the Armed Forces of France, and thanked him for supporting Ukraine.
“Had a fruitful conversation with my French friend Sébastien Lecornu. Appreciate France for continued support of Ukraine and for the decision to provide AMX-10 RC to the Armed of Ukraine,” Reznikov wrote on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.
According to Reznikov, Ukraine noted high efficiency of the Crotale air defense system and “applaud for the opportunity to strengthen the protection of Ukraine’s sky”.
As reported, at the beginning of January, President Emmanuel Macron announced France's decision to send AMX-10 RC armored fighting vehicles to Ukraine. This is a French armored fighting vehicle manufactured by GIAT Industries for reconnaissance purposes.