Poroshenko: the U.S. Senate approved the allocation of $ 500 million and lethal weapons for Ukraine
The U.S. Senate adopted a draft Law “about the budget of U.S. national security needs 2018” that stipulates $ 500 million to support Ukraine in security and defense spheres.
This is stated in the message of the official Twitter account of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
If the United States will provide Ukraine with lethal weapons, the allies would follow such a supply – expert
According to the report, the draft law authorizes the granting to our country of lethal weapons of a defensive character.
— Petro Poroshenko (@poroshenko) on September 19, 2017
“For the first time at the legislative level it is proposed to provide Ukraine the following defensive tools: radar air defense and surveillance of the surface situation, the naval anti-mine vehicles, ships, coastal and shoreline protection”, – stated in the message.
Recall that the US administration and both parties in Congress in favour of granting Ukraine lethal defensive weapons.
But the final decision remains with the President of the United States Donald trump.
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We will remind, earlier in Kiev there has arrived the Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis, he had to discuss with the Ukrainian authorities, in particular, the provision of lethal weapons. The state Department notedthat the decision is still pending.
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