Poroshenko thanked the U.S. for the decision on granting Ukraine defensive lethal weapons
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko thanked the U.S. for supporting Ukraine.
About it reports a press-service of the head of state.
“Last year, our us partners have confirmed their leadership in opposition to Russian revanchism. From the first meeting with President trump, we coordinated the strengthening of our strategic partnership on the basis of a Major transaction the world and a Major plan of success,” the President said.
He added: “We are grateful for the approach “peace through strength” and, accordingly, the decision on granting Ukraine defensive lethal weapons, as well as coordinated steps to implement the initiative on the placement of the UN peacekeeping mission in the occupied Donbas.”
Videobay house approved the sale of lethal weapons Ukraine
The US state Department has approved a commercial license for export to Ukraine sniper rifles “Barrett”, their ammunition and all the necessary parts and accessories with a value of 41.5 million dollars. At the same time, the document says nothing about the selling of heavy weapons, particularly anti-tank systems “javelin”, the supply of which had previously asked the Ukrainian government.
December 21, 2017, 09:00
According to him, Ukraine also appreciates the firm U.S. position on the transatlantic unity and solidarity with the Ukrainian government, including with respect to the sanctions policy.
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“They are the most effective and civilized response to an aggressive Russia”, – concluded the head of state.
Recall that the US defense budget provides for Ukraine assistance in the amount of $ 350 million. In the list of possible supplies, among others, were also anti-tank missiles Javelin, write the American media. They can provide assuming that they will be used away from the contact line in order not to fall into the hands of militants.
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