Minister Lipavský: More funds needed to buy shells for Ukraine

More finances are needed to fund the Czech initiative to buy ammunition for Ukraine from outside the EU, Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský told journalists in Brussels on Wednesday. According to Czech government sources around 20 countries have promised to contribute money for the purchase of ammunition to far. Prague has thus collected funds to pay for 300,000 artillery shells and is negotiating the purchase of another half a million.