The draft law will be voted on in the Senate and House of representatives, and then submitted for signature to the President of the United States .
The U.S. Congress plans to allocate $ 250 million to help Ukraine in the sphere of security in 2019. This was reported on the website of the Embassy of Ukraine to United States in Facebook on Tuesday, July 24.
The volume of assistance to Ukraine approved the agreed by the Senate and House of representatives of the United States Congress the draft law on “Budget of the United States for the year 2019 for the needs of national defence”.
Of the funds allocated to the Ministry of defense to provide assistance to Ukraine, $ 50 million should be directed to lethal weapons. The draft law will be voted on in the Senate and House of representatives, and then submitted for signature to the President of the United States.
Informed the special representative of the US State Department in Ukraine Kurt Volker said that Ukraine over the past year, much has changed in terms of reform.
Recall that the US military budget for 2018 is nearly $700 billion. the document provides for the allocation of $350 million for military assistance to Ukraine. While it was originally planned to allocate $500 million.
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