The supply of U.S. defensive weapons to Ukraine will contribute to the achievement of peace in Ukraine. This is stated in the statement of Senator John McCain, published on his official website in connection with information about the decision of the President of the United States Donald trump to give Ukraine anti-tank weapons.
“The official decision of the President of trump on providing Javelin antitank munitions in Ukraine marks another important step in the right direction and gives a strong signal that the U.S. will support its allies and partners, fighting for the protection of their sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the statement said.
McCain notes that the decision on the provision of U.S. weapons is long overdue, and now is an important time for this decision, as Russia and the rebels continue the escalation of the situation in the Donbass.
According to the Senator, the solution trump will contribute to creating a more stable security environment necessary for peaceful resolution of the conflict in the Donbass. “In other words, as I have long argued, providing defensive assistance to Ukraine does not contradict peace in Ukraine is important to achieve it”, – said McCain.
Earlier today, ABC News, citing four sources, the U.S. state Department announced that President Donald trump will soon announce approval of its plan of sale of anti-tank complexes of Ukraine, including the Javelin system.
Ukraine’s Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly has confirmed that the American side made a final decision on supplying Ukraine with weapons, including lethal. President Poroshenko said that the decision of the leadership of the United States to provide defensive weapons to Ukraine was confirmed by the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson.
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the aggressor state Sergei Ryabkov said that the U.S. is in “some sense crossed the line”, announcing the intention to transfer weapons Ukraine direct damaging effect and the supply of weapons can cause a “new victims” in the Donbass.