In a brave show of solidarity, the U.S Ambassador to the United Nations announced on Monday a new proposal for a weapons exchange program aimed at Ukraine. The program would allow for any AK-47—an assault rifle created by the infamous Russian small-arms designer Mikhail Kalashnikov—to be traded in for its Chinese counterpart, the Type 56 SKS Rifle.

“We strongly feel that Ukrainians should not be forced to fight with a weapon designed by its oppressors, which is why we want to arm these patriotic Neo-Nazis with the best rifle a freedom loving country can produce, the Chinese SKS,” said U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenhouse.

The move sparked both criticism and mockery online, with people quick to point out that the Chinese-made SKS Rifle was also originally designed by a Russian before being licensed to The People’s Republic of China. The NRA had a tweet go viral after numerous high-profile politicians and celebrities retweeted it.

Russia, a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council, is expected to veto the proposal.

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