Group of 9 countries pledge military aid for Ukraine

TAPA MILITARY BASE, Estonia, Jan 19 (Reuters) - A group of nine countries pledged a raft of new military aid for Ukraine, they said in a statement on Thursday ahead of a crunch meeting on arms for Kyiv scheduled to take place in Germany on Friday.

The aid from countries including Estonia, Latvia and Poland will include tens of stinger air defence systems, s-60 anti-aircraft guns, machine guns and training, according to a statement.

Reporting by Andrius Sytas, writing by Alan Charlish, editing by Terje Solsvik

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