The head of the Ministry of defence of Ukraine Pavel Lebedev at the meeting with the delegation of the U.S. Congress agreed on the future provision of military aid to Kiev and asked Washington to provide a system of intelligence and communication, informs the press service of the Ministry.
"Colonel General Pavel Lebedev said that in modern conditions equipped with weapons forces of Ukraine have the urgent need to improve management systems, communications, intelligence, logistics, and military medicine," according to the Internet office of the Ministry.
"The Minister clarified the interest of the Ukrainian side in the expansion of Ukrainian-American cooperation in these areas, and the capture means effective to counteract not only the mortar attacks, but attacks and rocket launchers, which are actively used by terrorists and the Russian side ", - emphasized in the Ministry." the head of the US in the shortest time will take a positive decision on the issue ", - reported in the statement of the press service. Before Tuesday, the former Supreme allied commander of NATO in the European Union American General Wesley Clark said that in North America are required to prepare military assistance, but until not send it, While the military has made remarkable clause, saying that military aid was organized. Remember, a resolution calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to send weapons to the Ukraine was adopted on 24 March by the House of commissioners of the us Congress yesterday. While in Congress have suggested that Obama may not approve adopted by the Chamber of the U.S. Congress authorized a resolution. Let us also emphasize that on March 26, Ukraine received the 1st batch of Humvee military vehicles. In General, the US plan to deliver Kiev 230 such all-terrain vehicles, other vehicles are required to be enrolled in the next 45 days. As said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the Humvee will be equipped with weapons and sent to the area "special operations" in the Donbass. In addition, in response to the state Duma urged to return to the Russian President the right to send troops to the site of Ukraine in the case that the resolution will be approved by the Obama.