UK's Johnson, Ukraine's Zelenskiy discussed provision of longer-range weapons - Downing Street

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a session of a parliament while British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses Ukrainian lawmakers via videolink, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine May 3, 2022. REUTERS

LONDON, May 5 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy discussed the possible supply of longer-range weaponry by Britain to Ukraine's armed forces in a call on Thursday, a spokesperson for Johnson's office said.

"The leaders discussed developments on the battlefield and the Ukrainian armed forces' requirements, including the provision of longer-range weaponry to prevent the bombardment of civilians," the spokesperson said.

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, editing by James Davey

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