Britain has pledged to supply Ukraine with tens of thousands more artillery shells this year.

According to the statement made by the British Ministry of Defense, the UK, which has provided more than 300 thousand artillery shells to Ukraine, has committed to deliver tens of thousands more this year.

Speaking after the Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting in Germany, British Defense Minister Grant Shapps said that his country has demonstrated its unwavering commitment to Ukraine.

He also welcomed the unity of partners and allies in providing military support to Ukraine.

British Minister Shapps also held bilateral meetings with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustem Umerov on the sidelines of the meeting.