Ukraine will not use the weapons provided by its Western partners for strikes on Russian territory.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said this at a press conference on Sunday, February 5, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.
"We always emphasize to our Western partners that we will not use Western weapons [to launch strikes] on the territory of the Russian Federation," he said.
He noted that Ukraine primarily needs weapons for self-defense.
At the same time, Reznikov said that the Ukrainian Defense Ministry had identified several hundred important strategic military targets, including warehouses and enemy command posts, in the temporarily captured territories.
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On February 3, 2023, the U.S. Department of Defense officially announced the disbursement of a new package of security assistance for Ukraine worth more than $2 billion. It includes, among other things, air defense equipment, armored combat vehicles, anti-tank equipment, as well as ammunition for HIMARS.