“I would like to thank the Canadian Government for serious support of the Ukrainian army. We urgently need these night vision sights for our units in east of Ukraine. We’ll send them to them any day now. I believe in our future cooperation with the Canadian Government”, Colonel General Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Defense of Ukraine, stressed.
According to minister, volunteers and Canadian representatives control the process of inventory of all the humanitarian assets.
“These devices as the whole aid are a part of the coordinated program implemented by our Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Minister of Foreign Affairs. They know and understand the ongoing situation in Ukraine”, Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Vashchuk said and added: “These sights will enable Ukrainian soldiers to see at night. We try to support the defense effectiveness of Ukraine and contribute to its peaceful life. We’ll cooperate in the future. I wish you good luck”.
Totally, under the program of humanitarian aid from the Canadian Government the Ukrainian army has received 248 thermal sights (CAD$1 mln).