The relevant structures of the Ministry of defense have already started the contract award procedure

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Embassy of Ukraine in the United States declares that the US has decided to allocate Ukraine $ 200 million for security enhancement in 2018.

This was reported on the website of the Embassy of Ukraine to United States in Facebook.

“The United States has decided to allocate Ukraine $ 200 million. for strengthening security and defense in the 2018 budget year. These funds will be used to provide our country of military vehicles and equipment, other equipment and military services, logistics and training of the Armed forces of Ukraine”, – stated in the message.

Ukrainian diplomats say that Washington’s decision on granting Ukraine $ 200 million. on the lines of Pentagon evidence of the immutability of the US position on supporting Ukraine in its opposition to Russian aggression and is a recognition of the fact that Kyiv continues its gradual progress towards reform of the security sector and defense.


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“Relevant structures of the Ministry of defense have already begun the procedure of concluding contracts for the supply of military equipment and services for the defense sector of Ukraine in 2018,” – said the diplomat.

Earlier, the U.S. Senate approved the defense budget for next year totaling $716 billion.

The document envisages, in particular, the allocation of aid to Ukraine.

Thus, the bill in section 1233, “Continuation of initiatives to support Ukraine in the sphere of security” States that “in the 2019 financial year provided $200 million”.