State of emergency in Kalinovka will not affect the U.S. decision on weapons – Walker

The state Department’s special envoy for Ukraine, stressed that “the US decision regarding the provision of weapons will be made on the basis of the objectives of the US in this matter.”

State of emergency at a military Arsenal in Kalinovka of Vinnytsia region will not affect the decision of the United States of America concerning the granting Ukraine defensive weapons latalova, said the special envoy of the US state Department on Ukraine Kurt Volker.

Explosions, kilometer-long queues and the fear of looters. Chronicles of cannon fire Kalinovka

The fire and subsequent detonation of ammunition in a military warehouse near village Kalynivka in Vinnytsia region occurred at about 22.00 on Tuesday, September 26. Residents of Kalinovka and neighboring villages were evacuated. The alarm was raised the police Vinnytsia, Zhytomyr and Khmelnytsky regions. The accident injured two people. Open criminal proceedings under article “diversion”.

“We don’t know all the circumstances. Many people are interested in the explosions, but there’s also the possibility that it was an accident. I think that the decision of the USA concerning the provision of weapons will be made on the basis of the objectives of the US in this issue”, – quotes the words of Walker, “Voice of America”.

Recall, the U.S. Senate approved a draft defense budget for the next fiscal year, which, among other things, has a point of assistance to Ukraine. According to the President of Petro Poroshenko, it “shall authorize the granting to our country of lethal weapons of a defensive nature”.

We will note, in Russia, earlier said that granting Ukraine weapons from the United States “will cause tension.”