Pentagon: More than 7,000 Javelin and Stinger missiles have reached Ukraine

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News ID: 56897
Publish Date: 9:08 - 11 May 2022
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 (YJC)_ A Pentagon spokesman said more than 5,500 Javelin and 1,500 Stinger missiles had reached Ukraine.

Pentagon: More than 7,000 Javelin and Stinger missiles have reached UkrainePentagon spokesman John Kirby claimed Tuesday that Russian fighter jets rarely and briefly enter Ukrainian airspace.

Speaking at a Pentagon news conference, he added:
Russia's missile strikes on Odessa and other cities will have no effect on arms shipments to Ukraine.

Kirby added:
Russian fighter jets do not pose a threat and enter Ukrainian airspace, except rarely and for a short period of time.

A Pentagon spokesman added:
More than 5,500 Javelin missiles and 1,500 Stinger missiles have reached Ukraine.

He also told a news conference yesterday that Russian forces were gradually advancing towards the Donbass region of Ukraine.

According to American media, he again criticized the Russian special military operation in Donbas, saying:
Ukraine has posed no threat to Russia or others, and there is no justification for war against it.

A Pentagon spokesman commented on the ministry's assessment of the situation on the ground in Russian operations:
We still believe that the Russians are behind schedule and their field progress is very limited.

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