Vice Prime Minister assured that the US has the full political support of granting Ukraine lethal weapons
In the US there is full political support of granting Ukraine lethal weapons, said Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze.
About it writes “Interfax-Ukraine” with reference to the broadcast of one of Ukrainian TV channels.
“As far as I know from my trip to the United States with the visit of the President of Ukraine to the United States when it held negotiations on this issue in particular, there is full support at the highest political level about the provision of Ukraine lethal weapons in the United States,” said Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze.
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However, she stressed that the final decision in this matter should be taken by the President of the United States Donald trump. “I hope it is not far off and still be taken through what is full and bipartisan support of Congress, and there is support at the management level and the defense and foreign ministries, and heads of national security Council of the United States,” – said Deputy Prime Minister.
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 emphasizesthat the decision is still pending.