Military and other U.S. assistance to Ukraine will continue, despite savetodavni President of the United States of America Barack Obama a draft defense budget for the next year, according to a report by the Embassy of Ukraine in USA.
yesterday the head of Barack Obama was supposed to draft defense budget for 2016. The draft law Also stipulated that from 612 billion total budget expenditures is planned for the provision of assistance to Ukraine in military and intelligence cooperation, including military weapons, ammunition, drones, anti-tank weapons and mortars. To expend these funds, and if so, in what way, have to decide jointly the Ministry of defense and the U.S. Department of state.
"It should be noted that even in the case of non-entry into force of the act and other components of the U.S. budget for 2016, Military and other assistance to Ukraine will continue, because in such a case will be introduced so-called "resolution that lasts" ( "continuing resolution" ), which will take in the subsequent year is the amount of financial expenditure in the 2015 budget, " - said in the report.
before the document was adopted by both houses of Congress, but the President immediately said that they would not sign it, since the text suggests the growth of military spending presumably by 90 billion dollars in the coming fiscal year without the conclusion of broader budget agreements between 2 parties in Congress.