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The West extends its quest for munitions outside the old continent

2024-02-27T19:03:19.769Z

Highlights: European armies are preoccupied with replenishing their arsenals. The million shells promised last year by the European Union will not be delivered this spring, as announced. Only a third have arrived according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Europe is seeking to source… This article is reserved for subscribers. You have 70% left to discover. Do you want to read more? Unlock all items immediately. Test for €0.99 Already subscribed? Log in.


ANALYSIS - The Europeans will have to succeed in convincing potential partners who, for some, are keen to maintain good relations with Russia.


Where to find ammunition for Ukraine?

In Europe, stocks have already been put to use and, while the Russian threat is perceived more and more strongly, European armies are preoccupied with replenishing their arsenals.

The million shells promised last year by the European Union will not be delivered this spring, as announced.

Only a third have arrived according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

The reality is that in fact, in the very short term, you can only give the ammunition that you have in stock and/or the ammunition that you produce on a just-in-time basis.

It is clear that we did not have this million, so it was undoubtedly an imprudent commitment

,” agreed French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday evening following a meeting of more than twenty European leaders.

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The delivery of ammunition was at the forefront of their concerns.

The head of state promised announcements within ten days.

Europe is seeking to source…

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