The US is going to allocate 200 million USD to Ukraine to strengthen its security and defense in 2018. The funds are dedicated for military equipment, ammunition, and other equipment and for services of military use, logistics, and development of Armed Forces of Ukraine. Ukraine embassy to the USA claimed this on their Facebook page.
‘Decision of Washington on providing 200 million USD to our country is an evidence of established position of the USA for support of Ukraine in its opposition of Russian aggression and recognition that Kyiv continues a consistent movement towards the reform of the security and defense sector in particular, as evidenced by the enactment of the Presidential Law on National Security,’ reads the message.
The embassy informs that the appropriate structures of the Ministry of Defense of the USA have initiated procedures of contractual arrangements on the supply of the military equipment and service provision for the defense sector of Ukraine in 2018.
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