EU draft plan shows backing for 1m. artillery shells for Ukraine - report

The European Council will welcome a plan to provide 1 million artillery shells to help Ukraine fight Russia's invasion at an EU summit next week, according to a draft of the conclusions seen by the German daily Handelsblatt on Friday.

The wording of the passage, which calls for facilitating the immediate provision of ammunition to Ukraine, including through joint procurement, could still change before the summit begins on Thursday, reported Handelsblatt.

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