Trump administration approved the first deliveries of lethal weapons to Ukraine – media
The administration of U.S. President Donald trump endorsed the first sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine.
It is reported by the American newspaper the Washington Post, citing sources in the White house.
Videothe Wall Street Journal reported on the U.S. to supply lethal weapons Ukraine
10 Nov, 12:22
According to the interlocutor of the newspaper, the commercial license granted for the sale of defensive weapons to Ukraine in the amount of $ 41.5 million
Now the U.S. will be able for the first time in the history of the export to Ukraine of a self-loading large-caliber sniper rifle M107A1, ammunition, related parts and accessories.
At the same time, there is no permission for the supply of heavy weapons requested by the Ukrainian government, including portable anti-tank system FGM-148 Javelin.
Canada has agreed to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons
Earlier, the US Senate approved the draft law on “Budget of the United States to 2018 for the needs of national defence”, which contains the resolution on the allocation of $ 350 million. to provide assistance for security of Ukraine. The draft law authorizes the granting Ukraine lethal weapons of a defensive character and greatly expands the parameters of support of Ukraine by the United States in security and defense spheres.
Thus, the document includes provisions authorizing the use of funds in the US defense budget to rehabilitate in medical institutions of the United States wounded Ukrainian military personnel, education and training to Ukrainian medical professionals in this field, as well as to enhance the ability of air and naval forces of our state.
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