Today: Saturday, 4 February 2023 year

The heads of the US and German Defense Departments discussed assistance to Ukraine.

The heads of the US and German Defense Departments discussed assistance to Ukraine.

Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin on Friday held a telephone conversation with German Defense Minister Christina Lambrecht, during which the parties discussed joint measures to support Ukraine and strengthen the security of NATO’s eastern flank, the Pentagon press service said on Friday.

According to a statement released after the conversation, the heads of the defense departments of the two countries “discussed joint efforts to support Ukraine and strengthen security on NATO’s eastern flank.”

“Secretary Austin praised Germany’s leadership role in providing security assistance to Ukraine… The ministers agreed to closely coordinate efforts to provide assistance to Ukraine and strengthen NATO’s defensive capabilities,” the Pentagon informed.