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Slovakia aids Ukraine in NATO bid

SLOVAKIA is donating €30,000 to the destruction of redundant weapons and munitions in Ukraine, said Slovak Defence Minister Juraj Liška March 5, according to the TASR news agency.

The money will go towards several funds that help countries modernize their military structures prior to becoming NATO members.

"We are willing to share our experience of reforming the armed forces, which could help Ukraine realize its aims," said Liška.

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