The U.S. Congress has completed the process of taking the defence budget to 2018, providing $ 350 million for military aid to Ukraine. Document sent for signature to the President of the United States Donald Trump. It is reported by the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States.
It is reported that the draft law was supported by the Senate.
“The draft law authorizes the granting to our country of lethal weapons of a defensive nature and greatly expands the parameters of support of Ukraine by the United States in security and defense spheres, – stated in the message.
In addition, the funds can be used for rehabilitation in medical institutions of the USA wounded Ukrainian military personnel, education and training to Ukrainian medical professionals in this field, as well as to enhance the ability of air and naval forces of our state .
The document for the first time at the legislative level, offers to provide Ukraine with defensive tools.