In the project of the U.S. defence budget for the next fiscal year provided $ 3.8 billion for the program “European initiative of deterrence”, which aims to “contain Russia”. About it reports TASS.
According to the Agency, the author of the initiative by the Chairman of the Committee on armed services of the house of representatives Adam Smith. The document notes that the allocated funds will go to strategic transport by sea, satellite communications, submarines and anti-submarine military equipment, “which enhances containment of Russia”.
Also, according to Smith, the draft budget extends the ban on financing any activity which would recognize Russia’s sovereignty over Crimea, and continues to restrict its military cooperation with Moscow.
Earlier it was reported that the U.S. Committee on armed forces has formed a draft defense budget for fiscal year 2021, in which Russia and China are named as the main competitors. In total, the budget includes 740,5 billion dollars.
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