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USA intend to allocate to Ukraine of 200 million dollars and articulated details

It is expected that the funds will be used for the granting Ukraine military equipment and other equipment

Ukraine is waiting for aid from the US. Photo from open sources

In the draft Federal budget of the United States to 2019 provides for the granting Ukraine $ 200 million for strengthening security and defense. This was announced by the Embassy of Ukraine in USA in Facebook.

Ukrainian diplomatic mission notes that, according to the officially released document, these funds will be used for the granting Ukraine military equipment and supplies, other equipment and military services, logistics support, intelligence support of the Armed forces and security forces of Ukraine.

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Diplomats say one important point – compared with the budget request for 2018, the proposed amount of aid for the security of our country increased by 50 million dollars.

“The draft budget for 2019 Ukraine included in a small list of countries that will receive assistance on the security and on the program of the state Department “International military financing” (Foreign Military Financing, FMF). Further, the budget request must undergo review and discussion in the us Congress where it is subject to change and additions (the experience of previous years testifies to the possibility of increasing the relevant appropriations Congress)”, – stated in the message.

The final volume of assistance to Ukraine will be known after the completion of the entire process of the document, which is now at the initial stage, stressed the Embassy.

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