The U.S. Congress has approved the entire package of assistance for security in the amount of $250 million, which should be provided to Ukraine in 2019 on the line of the Pentagon for strengthening national security and defense, according to the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington.

“Thus, Washington admitted that Ukraine continues on the path of reforms, demonstration of things, including has been our steady implementation of the provisions adopted in last year’s national security law”, – is spoken in the message published on Tuesday on the website of the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA on the social network Facebook.

The information States that the relevant structures of the Ministry of defense have already begun the procedure of concluding contracts for supply of equipment and services for the defense sector of Ukraine at the expense of the budget of 2019.

“The current aid package for security involves the provision of our state as non-lethal and lethal defensive weapons, with a separate focus on supporting the naval forces of Armed forces of Ukraine”, – said at the Embassy and thanked the American partners for their continuing strong support in the fight against Russian aggression.

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