Congressman Adam Setphoto: Andrew Harnik / Associated Press
Ukraine may receive from US $ 50 million to lethal means of defense. About it reports TASS.
According to the draft U.S. defense budget for the next fiscal year, prepared by the Chairman of the Committee on armed services of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress Adam Smith, the Ukraine will be allocated 250 million dollars. One-fifth of this amount may only be used for lethal means of defense.
The Committee on armed services of the house of representatives will consider the draft budget next week. Then it will discuss the House of representatives of the whole. Meanwhile, the Senate will consider another version of the defense budget prepared by the Senate Committee on armed services. Then a special Commission will prepare on the basis of their General document that must be approved by both houses and signed by the President of the United States. This process may last until the end of autumn or beginning of winter.
In early June the Pentagon confirmed that Ukraine will be allocated 250 million dollars that will go to the fight against corruption, reform and strengthen the defense of the country. On may 28, the Pentagon reported that Ukraine’s success in combating corruption allow you to put her military equipment at $ 125 million. The aid package includes a mobile radar system and military patrol boats, which are equipped with 30-millimeter automatic guns.
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