The US provided Ukraine with the military support in the amount of 750 million dollars during last three years. The issue is about the equipment and the military drills. Ambassador of the US to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch claimed this as Censor.net reported.
'We provided the support in the form of the training and equipment in the amount of 750 million dollars in last three years. And your generals and our generals tell me that the most effective part of the support is the training. It’s not perhaps the most exciting when people think about all the things that we are doing together but I think in many ways it is the most effective', she said.
According to the Ambassador, the Ukrainian soldiers were provided with the military equipment, including the night vision goggles and the radars.
'Again, whether it was in Avdiivka or in other places, you can see that the Ukrainian military is able to use this very sophisticated military equipment to great advantage, I think, in the battlefield. When the Ukrainian military presents us with questions about the equipment, we always review it and take a look at that', Yovanovitch noted.
The Ambassador also noted that the Ukrainian army reached the prominent success in last three years.
'We see over the last three years that the Ukrainian army, including the help of the US and other countries, became battle-worthy, for example, it could effectively counter the attack of the Russian puppet troops on Avdiivka in January-February 2017. as for me I can see the progress in the capabilities of the Ukrainian soldiers and it is principally important for the development of the country', she commented.
Ambassador of Ukraine to the US Valery Chaly discussed the cooperation in the defense sphere and US support with the American congressmen. The negotiations considered the rehabilitation of the injured Ukrainian soldiers in the US hospitals.
Also, the issue of the provision of Ukraine with the lethal arms is under consideration. According to Chaly, it can happen at the time of the next administration of the US.