Petrovska: North Macedonia to Donate 12 Mi-24 Helicopters to Ukraine

Defence Minister Slavjanka Petrovska confirmed in an interview for TV show 360 Degrees at Alsat TV that the Defence Ministry of North Macedonia will donate 12 helicopters MI-24 to Ukraine. “All the equipment we have donated to the Ukrainian Army so far is upon their request for assistance, something they need in their current struggle against the Russian aggression, and equipment the usage period of which is about to expire, in accordance with our plans for modernisation. I can also confirm that these decisions will not affect the condition and the readiness of our army,” Petrovska said, adding that the Army of North Macedonia is about to conclude procedures for procurement of 8 new modern army helicopters in the period to come, and that they have received offers from five different applicants at the public call for this procurement.