So he answered the question why NATO countries have not been arming the Ukrainian army as actively as before.
According to RIA Novosti, Shatkovsky noted that, on the one hand, the West has to deal with the fatigue of public opinion, which has been a decisive factor in many countries when it comes to policies to support Ukraine.
“The second is also the devastation of warehouses of military equipment and weapons.
And many countries have already faced this - to maintain minimum (combat. -
opportunities or will continue to support Ukraine,” he said.
At the same time, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg considers it necessary to continue helping Ukraine, the ambassador recalled.
According to him, the Secretary General "goes quite far in his declarations or appeals."
Retired NATO officer Stavros Atlamazoglou earlier in an article for 19FortyFive expressed the opinion that the Ukrainian military faced a "logistical nightmare" due to the intensive expenditure of shells and the variety of artillery systems.