Congress approved the state budget of the USA with Ukraine until October to allocate 560 million dollars

Конгресс утвердил госбюджет США: на помощь Украине до октября выделят 560 млн долларов

The United States Congress, archival photo

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, reports “UKRINFORM”.

“The bill was supported by 79 senators, 18 opposed. The house of representatives voted for the document the day before, so for the final entry into force of the budget remains the only President Trump to sign it”, – stated in the message.

It is expected that the President will sign the document soon, because Friday ends the term permitted government funding, after which may come the government “shutdown”.

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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