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10/21, 2:15 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UK confirms missiles deal with Ukraine

The United Kingdom Ministry of Defense (MoD) confirmed on Thursday the report it has made a deal to deliver ground or air-launched ground attack missiles of the type Brimstone developed by MBDA UK to Ukraine.

The MoD told RIA Novosti the agreement was reached and made public back in June and expressed its surprise the media is only now writing about it. According to the document, the deal also includes the British personnel's training of their Ukrainian counterparts.

The ministry's comments come after The Times reported that the UK is negotiating selling missiles to Ukraine.

Baha Breaking the News (BBN) / JR