In the U.S. Congress propose to allocate $ 150 million for the Ukrainian armed forces

In prepared by the Committee on appropriations of the house of representatives of the United States Congress the draft defense budget proposed to allocate to Ukraine 150 million dollars to support its armed forces. This is evidenced by the published text. According to the document, this money should go for “training equipment, lethal weapons of a defensive nature, logistics and exploration,” – RBC reports.

At the same time, the draft notes that funds cannot be spent for the purchase of or the transfer of Ukraine the portable anti-aircraft missile systems. The proposed bill must be considered by the house of representatives of Congress, and then it must be approved by the President.

We will remind, two Democrats-legislators from both chambers of the U.S. Congress, dick Durbin and Mike Quigley – I believe that Washington should provide Ukraine with lethal weapons to defend from the Russian-separatist forces in the Donbas. Trump intends to expand authority