The US wants to give Ukraine $410 million on defense

США хотят выделить Украине $410 млн на оборону

On defense allocate $410 million

The draft law was sent to Congress.

The Committee on appropriations of the house of representatives of the Congress of the United States offers the 2018 fiscal year, to allocate at least $410 million in military assistance to Ukraine. This is stated in the message of Embassy of Ukraine in USA in Facebook.

The Committee submitted a draft law on allocations to the US Department of state, foreign operations and related programs for fiscal year 2018, which allocates funds for program to support Ukraine.

“Despite the significant reduction in the overall budget of the Department of State, estimates of assistance to Ukraine in the foreign service of the United States and involved agencies remained at the level of 2017 – in an amount not less 410,465 million dollars”, – stated in the message.

The document provides funding for defence purposes under the program “International war funding” for Ukraine at the level not less than the current fiscal year, the legislative opportunity to highlight it in case of need of funds to provide Ukraine additional loan guarantees.

We will remind, earlier the national security Council said that the defense will co-finances from the funds of Yanukovych.

Turchinov called for increased defense spending