It will be possible to extend the military support for Ukraine, including the supply of weapons after the final adoption of the defense budget for 2018 by the US Congress. The US Committee on Armed Services of the US reported this to TASS.
'The US provide Ukraine extremely important help but there is also another variant of improving the qualification and arming of the Ukrainian militaries. The extended number of the equipment and means is provided at the project of the defense budget that was earlier adopted by the House of Representatives; also it includes the financing and right of the president to provide Ukraine with the lethal arms', the message said.
It is noted that it is impossible to provide arms on the basis of the temporary resolutions that are the basis of the American public departments' work in the terms of the not adopted dully federal budget.
Earlier it was reported that the US Senate adopted the project of the budget for 2018 financial year. Such budget will allow President Trump to implement the tax reform. The project of the budget for 2018 was firstly submitted in May 2017.
The project of the defense budget approved by the US Congress provides the allocation of 500 million dollars for the fight against pro-Russian militants and 65 million dollars for work our of the intermediate-range missile.