Britain will provide Ukraine with non-lethal equipment to support in winter, amounting to about 1 million pounds (over 1. 5 million dollars), said on Thursday the head of the Ministry of defense of great Britain Michael Fallon.
"Britain is committed to supporting the independence and sovereignty of Ukraine and its territorial integrity ", - has told Fallon to the British Parliament, reports RIA " Novosti "." for this reason, we provide in the form of a gift non-lethal equipment, to continue to help Ukraine to prevent the sacrifice, to strengthen its defense capability ", - has noticed the head of the Ministry.
It is noted that the assistance will include 170 large awnings, heating devices 170 and 600 sets of clothing for the cold season. Remember, 5 November, Ukraine and the United States agreed to create a "road map" of the five-year cooperation in the military sphere. On 21 October the Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine expects in November, the proceeds of radar station (RLS) of counter from North America. October 4, Poroshenko said that North America has decided to give Kiev a fresh defensive weapons. On 14 September the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko again raised the issue of supplying his country with Western weapons. The speech, According to the Ukrainian leader, is only about defensive weapons systems. On September 3 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, he drew attention to " the importance of US assistance in training the Ukrainian military ". On 2 September the Secretary of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov tried to convince the US to unlock the supply of lethal weapons Ukraine.