Date: 4 months ago   Category: Politics

Volcker read plans of the USA for military aid to Kiev


Washington intends to provide to Ukraine two tranches of military aid, their terms and details are still studied. In the closest two years of the USA plan to provide to Ukraine two tranches of military aid. It was said by the special representative of U.S. State Department to Ukraine Curt Volcker, writes the Day edition on Friday, December 21. "We coordinate actions with Ukraine and we exchange views on your defensive strategy, development of defensive opportunities. And we discuss together what gaps are available that needs to be made and than we can help. I assume that the Congress will report about the first tranche of the mentioned military aid at the beginning of new year. And, perhaps, will there be a speech at the same time about opportunities of Naval Forces, air defense", - Volcker told. According to him, the second tranche of military aid "will be provided later, next year". He added that "we will coordinate the actions of rather specific systems together with the Ukrainian representatives in particular to know their requirements". Let's remind, earlier Volcker said that in the nearest future the USA can announce new arms supplies to Ukraine. On deliveries of military aid to Ukraine, including defensive arms of lethal character, in 2019 financial year Washington put $250 million. In the budget of the USA for the current year $200 million were allocated for these purposes. This week Volcker was in Kiev, гден held meetings with the chairman of the parliament Andriy Parubiy and the Minister of Defence Stepan Poltorak. Besides, Volcker discussed with the president Petro Poroshenko a number of questions, including News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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