Kiev expects that after the presidential elections, the U.S. policy on Ukraine will be more decisive, and among them in the provision of weapons, said 1st Deputy head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrey Parubiy, who these days is visiting the U.S. capital.
"We expect that White house policy on Ukraine will be more determined after the presidential election, both Democrats and Republicans know, fully unified to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons," - said paruby on the air of the program "Voice of America" on Wednesday night.
Ukrainian politician also believes that the provision of weapons to resolve the Syrian conflict in the event of such a decision could play in favor of Ukraine.
"If there is a decision to provide arms to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, this will invalidate any argument the White house not to provide defensive weapons to Ukraine, there's a lot of senators believe that this situation can play a beneficial for Ukraine, but along with this, We become aware that there is a presidential election campaign ", - said Parubiy.
The U.S. provides military assistance to Ukraine, but officially only in the form of uniforms and equipment, and not " lethal weapons ". Secretary of Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov at the meeting with the U.S. delegation led by Senator Jack reed in early autumn was stated that the issue of supply of lethal weapons Ukraine until now not resolved.
however, on Tuesday the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said that Ukraine needs lethal weapons and in armaments for defense. First Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Ukraine had not asked NATO for the provision of offensive weapons, but needs military.