Poroshenko thanks USA, Canada for decision to support Ukraine’s defence

Source : 112 Ukraine

Previously US President Trump signed the defence budget allocating $350 million to Ukraine, while Canada allowed delivery of automatic firearms
20:17, 13 December 2017

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko thanked the United States and Canada for their message of support for Ukraine in the defence sphere, according to his Facebook.

“As it was agreed, the United States authorized security assistance for our country and Canada included Ukraine into the Automatic Firearms Country Control List. The door to enhanced defense assistance for Ukraine has been opened,” the President wrote.

Related: UN to consider new Ukrainian resolution on Crimea on Dec. 19

The President also noted that Ukraine and its partners will continue to strengthen the security partnership to stand against aggression as a united front.

As we reported earlier, US President Trump signed the defence budget allocating $350 million of defence support to Ukraine.

At the same time, the Standing Committee on National Defence of Canada recommends that Canada supply Ukraine with lethal arms

Related: Canada lifts restriction of sale of fire-arms to Ukraine

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