A French company in Ukraine was accused of selling weapons at exorbitant prices 03:09

According to Kyiv Post, based on experts, Verney-Carron, the oldest French small arms manufacturer, will sell weapons to Ukraine at 20-30% higher prices than the French market.

“Verney-Carron is moving towards making excessive profits by charging Ukrspetsexport prices 20-30% more than prices for the same weapons sold on the French civilian market,” the publication says.

Journalists explained that discounts that could be provided to Ukraine were not taken into account in the calculations.

The publication also notes that Verney-Carron is considered unprofitable in 2022, moreover, the company has no experience in modern large-scale production of small arms.

Formerly owned by French arms company Verney-Carron will deliver 12 thousand small arms and a group of grenade launchers to Ukraine.

French Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu statedIt was stated that Paris would allocate an additional 200 million euros to the Ukraine support fund to allow Kiev to continue purchasing French arms.

Previously reportedHe said the United States had reduced the volume of military aid to Ukraine.



Source: Gazeta

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