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.
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