Committee on appropriations United States Senate approved the draft law, which, in particular, increase assistance to Ukraine on defensive ends in 2018. About it reports a press-service of Embassy of Ukraine in the United States.
We are talking about the bill on the appropriation of the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the 2018 fiscal year.
In accordance with the agreement, assistance to Ukraine will amount to $421 million, which exceeds the amount allocated in 2017.
The bill would increase funding for Ukraine under the program “International war funding”.
The decision of the Committee of the Senate is contrary to previously published information on the possible reduction of aid to Ukraine by 70%.
On July 15, the House of representatives of the United States Congress proposed to give military assistance to Ukraine at least $410 million