Czech Republic to donate machine guns, rifles, ammo worth $8.6m to Ukraine

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech Republic will donate machine guns, automatic and sniper rifles, pistols, and ammunition valued at 7.6 million euros ($8.6 million) to Ukraine, the defense minister says Saturday.

“The government on Saturday approved further help to Ukraine, which is facing a Russian attack,” Minister Jana Cernochova says in a tweet.

“The defense ministry will also take care of transport to a place set by the Ukrainian side. Our help is not over,” she adds.

In January, Prague donated 4,000 artillery shells worth 1.5 million euros to Ukraine.

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