Trump approved the allocation of assistance to Ukraine to USD 560 million. in the framework of budget allocations for 2017

Трамп одобрил выделение Украине помощи до 560 млн долл. в рамках бюджетных ассигнований на 2017 год

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The President of the United States of America Donald trump signed passed by the Congress consolidated the law on budget allocations for 2017, providing including the allocation of Ukraine assistance in the amount of not less than USD 560 million. This was during the briefing informed the press-Secretary of the White house Sarah Huckabee Sanders, transfer “Ukrainian news”.

“Yeah, somewhere about an hour ago,” she answered the corresponding question of journalists.

The speaker noted that no information initiated if trump changes to the approved congressional version of the law.

According to the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States of America in the consolidated draft law about the budget allocation for 2017 submitted for approval by the U.S. Congress earmarked assistance to Ukraine in the amount of at least 560 million dollars.

Of this amount, military aid and security policy before 1 October (the end of the fiscal year) provided $ 238 million.

Excluding loan guarantees, not considered this year, appropriations for other programs of assistance to Ukraine, according to the Embassy of Ukraine, is expected to increase by 27 million dollars. compared with the year 2016.

Note, the U.S. Senate approved by a majority of votes consolidated draft state budget to the tune of $ 1.1 trillion for 2017 fiscal year, which ends September 30. The vote took place on Thursday, may 4.

In the law on budget appropriations United States for 2017 to the program of assistance to Ukraine is planned to allocate not less than USD 560 million. In particular, military aid and security policy Ukraine until the end of the fiscal year (until October 1) the U.S. plans to allocate not less than 238 million dollars.

We will remind that earlier the U.S. Congress agreed on a budget until September. Earlier, Miroslav Gongadze comenianae was planned to allocate 560 million dollars.

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