The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko informed a delegation of U.S. senators led by John McCain about the escalation of the situation in the Donbass, informs the press service of the head of the country on the first day of the weekend.
"the head of Ukraine informed the senators about the latest situation in the Donbass, noting the escalation and the failure of Russia and the militants of the Minsk agreements ", - is informed in the report.
Poroshenko has noticed that Ukraine managed to build a strong army with a strong spirit." But we fight with weapons of the twentieth century against the weapons of the XXI century, as Russia supplies to Donbass modern weapons, using the Ukraine as a test track to check the latest models, " said Poroshenko.
He expressed gratitude for the strong position of the USA and Ukraine's support in difficult times, for example, explained the importance of a joint Ukrainian-American exercise.
The President also welcomed the draft law, passed by the U.S. Senate on the American defence budget." It is not only financial, economic assistance, But also support our security, " drew the attention of Petro Poroshenko.
McCain said that visited Ukraine to witness the support of its independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
He said he has already met with a group of volunteers." Ukrainians are ready, oppose and will fight for freedom. Nice to see such an " organization of people. I was very impressed, " said the Senator.
on Thursday, the U.S. Senate blessed the allocation of military aid to Ukraine in the amount supposedly 300 million dollars. Now the law must be approved by the President of the United States of America Barack Obama.
June 3 in the area of Marinci has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, became 34. The military has accused the militia in the attack, the same called statements of Kiev speculation. Authorized self-proclaimed republics said that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and the intensity of the attacks increased. The authorities DND and LNR pushing that War had brought heavy weapons to a safe distance, regulated by the Minsk agreements. Read