The U.S. Senate approved $250 million in military assistance to Ukraine

Сенат США одобрил $250 млн военной помощи Украине

The Capitol building, which sits in the U.S. Congress

A project of the American defense budget, which provides financial assistance to Kiev, should be directed to the President Donald Trump. After that, he will gain legal force.

The U.S. Senate followed the House of representatives supported the allocation of Ukraine $ 250 million to strengthen security. This August 2 announced the Embassy of Ukraine in USA in Facebook.

It is noted that the Senate previously voted by the House of representatives a project of the U.S. defence budget for 2019, which provides for the allocation of the Pentagon’s $ 250 million to provide assistance in the security sphere in Ukraine. With 50 million of that amount should be directed to lethal weapons.

The Embassy pointed out that the document includes the main provisions of the draft Law on cooperation with Ukraine on issues of cybersecurity, which, in particular, provides assistance to Kiev in the capacity of defense against cyber-attacks, ensuring the security of computer networks of public authorities, decrease dependence on Russian information and communication technologies, facilitating participation in exchange programs information.

To the US defence budget for 2019 in force, it must sign the President of the United States Donald trump.

Earlier, the U.S. Congress recommended the continuation of financial assistance to Ukraine for defense in fiscal year 2019.

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