Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak / Photo from UNIAN

Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak says that exact dates when U.S. Javelin anti-tank missile systems will be delivered to Ukraine's army will become known after February 2.

"I will have the understanding of it after my visit to Washington on February 2," he told a journalist who asked about the timing of the delivery of the Javelins to Ukraine, TV Channel 112 Ukraine said.

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Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko said on January 17, 2018, that the Javelins could be delivered within two to six months.