Kiev nourishes the hope that after the US presidential election Washington will be bolder in the issue of arms supplies to Ukraine, said 1st Deputy head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrey Parubiy.
"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 ", - quotes RIA "news" the message Said in the program "Voice of America" broadcast Ukrainian "channel 5" 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 the decision to provide weapons 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. Recall, September 3, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko asked the United States on the future assistance of the APU, having discussed the matter with the co-chair of the division on the armed forces of the U.S. Senate Jack reed. For example, Poroshenko drew attention to " the importance of US assistance in training the Ukrainian military ". On 2 September, the Secretary of the state security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov tried to convince the US to unlock the supply of lethal weapons Ukraine. Total U.S. military aid to Kiev, including armored vehicles and anti-artillery radars is determined in 200 million dollars.