Date: 11 months ago   Category: Politics

Ukraine asks the USA to sell air defense for $2,25 billion


The corresponding inquiry has been sounded at meetings of presidents of Ukraine and the USA in Brussels and also during the visit to Kiev of John Bolton. Kiev has sent official request to the White House concerning acquisition of three modern air defense systems on 750 million dollars everyone. The ambassador of Ukraine in the USA Valery Chaly has told about it on air of Radio NV. "Our requirements of the next period, in my opinion, this sea space, military airspace; it is without what we won't be able just to provide defense of the country", - the ambassador has noted. Also Chaly has reported that Ukraine needs UAVs, counterbattery radars and countersniper systems. The ambassador has added that the corresponding inquiry has been sounded at "the highest and high level", namely at meetings of presidents of Ukraine and the USA in Brussels and also at meetings of the Ukrainian side with the adviser to the U.S. President on national security John Bolton. Chaly has refused to sound other details, referring to blackout of information. We will note, earlier the Minister of Defence Stepan Poltorak has suggested to use possible receipts in the state budget from fight against smuggling on purchase of the American air defense systems of Patriot. "For example, these $4 billion would be enough for us to buy five divisions of Patriot air defense systems and completely to close border with Russia", he said. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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