Senator John McCain

The Senator believes that the arrival of the head of the Pentagon in Kiev will contribute to the solution of the question of arms supplies to the country.

Senator John McCain said that the visit of U.S. Secretary of defense James Mattis on Ukraine opens in Washington the opportunity to start delivery Kyiv lethal weapons, reports RIA Novosti.

“The visit of the Mattis gives US another opportunity to adjust policy in Ukraine and to provide assistance in terms of defensive lethal weapons”, − said McCain and expressed confidence that Kiev “needs it to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity”.

The Senator believes that the supply of weapons will help to ensure stability and “are necessary to the world.”

McCain stressed that the US President Donald trump made the first “significant step” in containing Russia, introducing new sanctions against it .

Kiev Lethal arms to Ukraine only gave Lithuania

We will remind, the head of the Pentagon is scheduled to meet in Kiev with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the new Minister Stepan Poltorak in Independence Day.