Poroshenko: It's time EU armed Ukraine

President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko urged the member states of the European Union to facilitate defensive weapons' provision to Ukraine by the EU member countries.

The Ukrainian President stated this on March 12 at a briefing in Kiev with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini.

"It's time to promote the provision of defense weapons to Ukraine by the EU member states in accordance with national and international legislation," Poroshenko said.

The president also noted that "it's time for the EU to call the 'aggressor' an aggressor and a party to the conflict."

DONi News Agency