Moldova authorities should first be asked to supply arms, said the chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee
The United States is ready to supply arms to Moldova and the matter is being discussed with the country’s authorities, said Gregory Mix, chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee.
He made the remarks at a news conference in Chisinau on Saturday, where he was part of a delegation of U.S. lawmakers to hold talks with top Moldovan officials.
“My position is that we need to talk to the Moldovan government. We need to make sure we agree on what needs to happen. “ The New York Democrat commented on the possibility of the US sending weapons to the former Soviet republic.
“I do not want to go beyond what the Moldovan leadership is saying and requesting. I think we need to have a dialogue, a conversation between the two countries. He added.
The United States will be next to Moldova Mix added that this was the reason for national unity and cooperation “Ukraine has succeeded and this region will succeed.”
On Friday, UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss revealed that London was in talks with its allies to visit Moldova. “Equipped to NATO standards.” Smaller nations could fall victim to Vladimir Putin “The ambition to build a greater Russia,” He claimed.
Moldova is a country of 2.6 million people, sandwiches between Ukraine and Romania. Due to its constitutional neutrality, it is not a member of the EU or NATO and is considered one of the poorest countries in Europe.
During the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, there have been explosions and other provocations in the Moldovan isolated region of Transnistria, which declared independence from Chisinau in the early 1990s. The region, which stretches along the Ukrainian border, maintains strong ties with Moscow and hosts Russian peacekeepers.
In late April, Kyiv offered to help Chisinau “Prisoner” Forced transnistria. “[We] Somehow managed “ Alexei Arestovich, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, suggested that such an operation could be carried out at the request of Moldovan authorities.
Chisinau rejected the offer, insisting “The solution to the Transnistrian problem can only be achieved through political means and on the basis of a peaceful solution.”