Dmitry Zlatarev. The assistance to Ukraine was discussed on Wednesday the Ministers of defence of the USA and Canada Ashton Carter and Jason Kenney, said the U.S. Department of defense.
dialogues 2 defense Ministers was held during the meeting of defence Ministers of NATO countries in Brussels.
"Carter and Kenny discussed the ongoing Russian aggression in Ukraine and international efforts to assist Ukraine directly and neighbouring countries on a bilateral basis and within the framework of the initiatives of NATO ", - is informed in the report.
It also highlights that the two Ministers discussed the Issues related to cooperation between the U.S. and Canada in the battle against the "Islamic state" (IG). In addition, they " reaffirmed their support for the joint command aerospace defense of North America (NORAD) ", the report says.
in April of this year, about 300 U.S. Marines arrived in Ukraine to participate in command post exercises Fearless guardian 2015 in Lviv region. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said that the military training from the U.S. Ukrainians possession of weapons and appliances of the Western sample can be regarded as the 1st step to supplies to Ukraine modern American weapons.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.