The U.S. Congress House of Representatives provided bipartisan Transatlantic Telecommunications Security Act that also provides a partnership with Ukraine as Ukraine’s Embassy in the U.S. reported on Facebook.
“Transatlantic Telecommunications Security Act provides creation of a coalition of democratic allies and partners of the U.S. among the countries of Central and Eastern Europe for counteraction global challengers, particularly, from the side of Russia and China in the sphere of telecommunications,” the message says.
It is noted that the act also provides aid to such countries as Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, and Western Balkans countries in restoration and enhancing of telecommunication infrastructure and networks of trans-border communications. The draft bill was submitted for consideration by co-chairman of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus Marcy Kaptur and member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs Adam Kinzinger; 22 congressmen are the co-authors of the act.
Earlier, U.S. State Secretary Antony Blinken noted the aspiration to enhance the partnership of Ukraine and the U.S. The Secretary will also encourage progress on Ukraine’s reform agenda, which is key to securing Ukraine’s democratic institutions, economic prosperity, and Euro-Atlantic future.