Sweden plans to transfer to Ukraine a record-breaking package of defense assistance for the country totaling 7.1 billion Swedish kronor (about $700 million), Report informs referring to RBC-Ukraine citing the Swedish publication Dagens Nyheter.

It is expected that the provision of the next batch of assistance to the Ukrainian side from Stockholm will be announced during press conferences on February 20 with the participation of Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Defense Minister Paul Johnson.