USA – Ukraine

Fri, 20 Jul 2018


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In the United States of America has decided to allocate Ukraine $200 million for strengthening security and defense in the 2018 fiscal year, reported at the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States.

“The United States has decided to allocate Ukraine $200 million for strengthening security and defense in the 2018 budget year. These funds will be used to provide our country of military vehicles and equipment, other equipment and military services, logistics and training of the Armed forces of Ukraine”, – stated in the message on the page of Embassy on Facebook on Friday evening.

The Ukrainian Embassy are confident that the provision of Kiev the next bailout is proof of the immutability of the US position on further support of Ukraine .

“Washington’s decision to grant our state $200 million in 2018, on the lines of Pentagon evidence of the immutability of the US position on supporting Ukraine in its opposition to Russian aggression and recognition of the fact that Kyiv continues its gradual progress towards reform of the security sector and defense”, – is told in the message.

Commenting on the US decision, first Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko on his page on Facebook expressed the belief that this became possible, including thanks to the adopted law on national security, which received a high rating partners of Ukraine and the Ukrainian was criticized by the parliamentary opposition.

“But we do Continue working to strengthen our army and security sector”, – she wrote.

I. Gerashchenko also reported that on Friday evening, spoke with Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly, who is in close contact with all American institutions.

“The U.S. position on issues of territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine remains unchanged. The Crimea and Donbass-it is Ukraine. Russia is obliged to fulfill the Minsk agreements. Point,” she said.

In addition to the Ukrainian ambasade informed that “the relevant structures of the Ministry of defense have already begun the procedure of concluding contracts for the supply of military equipment and services for the defense sector of Ukraine to 2018”.