The head of the USA Barack Obama is going to veto the military budget for the 2016 fiscal year, said White house press Secretary Josh Ernest.
He explained that the head of the administration is not satisfied with certain "reserve funds" that are inherent in the project and the administration believes proyavleniem "irresponsible approach" to financing the military needs of the country, as well as separate provisions relating to "prohibitions to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay" (Cuba), reports news Agency.
Ernest added that in the opposite part from the previous years "the President's position enjoys enough support in the house of representatives" of the US Congress to veto the country's leader, it was impossible to cross. October 7, the Senate adopted the Draft law on defense spending in the 2016 fiscal year, beginning October 1. The project envisages the possibility of providing military assistance to Ukraine, and in fact violates the Agreement on the destruction of intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear forces (INF). However, the Draft law provides for the possibility of studying send "in Eastern Europe," another armored brigade of the United States. The Ministry of defense instructed to evaluate the structure and capabilities of the military power of Russia " in the Arctic, Kaliningrad and Crimea, and Russian military strategy and objectives in the Arctic region ". Finally, the Draft law enables the US administration to purchase nine more Russian rocket engines RD-180 and requires U.S. war Department studied the possibility of purchasing a " custom helicopters, which historically was purchased from Rosoboronexport, other foreign suppliers. These helicopters were purchased from the USA for the needs of Afghan security forces.