Ukraine will assist Macedonia to update and repair military equipment and armaments, said Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff Chief Pyotr Shulyak Tuesday at a joint press conference with his Macedonian counterpart, Colonel General Metodi Stamboliski, who is in Ukraine on an official visit. According to Pyotr Shulyak, besides equipment and armament repair, Ukraine will also deliver spare parts to Macedonia. A center for repairs and maintenance of tanks and armored personnel carriers will be set up in Skopje. Ukrainian and Macedonian experts are supposed to work there .
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced the termination of diplomatic relations with NATO at a time when US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ended a meeting in Georgia with his counterpart