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Ukraine: Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia will deliver Javelin and Stinger missiles

Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia will deliver anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine.

This was revealed during a joint statement made by the Baltic defense ministries of the three Baltic countries on Tuesday in response to a “Russian threat of invasion” against Ukraine.

Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia will deliver Javelin and Stinger missiles to Ukraine
Javelin missile PHOTO By The U.S. Army

The United States State Department has finally granted permission to Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia to send missiles and other US made armaments to Ukraine, following President Joe Biden’s prediction that Russia will invade the country.

Estonia will provide Ukraine with Javelin anti-tank missiles, while Lithuania and Latvia will provide Ukraine with Stinger anti-aircraft missiles in an effort to bolster its defenses.

US media sources reported the decision stated on Wednesday that the State Department has given the go-ahead to the NATO members of the Baltic states to deliver weapons systems manufactured in the United States to Ukraine.

However Germany seems reluctant at allowing the transfer of Estonian missiles as German Chancellor Olaf Scholz told a news conference on Friday: “Germany has not supported the export of lethal weapons in recent years,”

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