The government of Canada will provide Ukraine with additional financial assistance in the amount of More than fifteen million canadian dollars (12, 1 million U.S. dollars), said canadian head of the Ministry of defence Jason Kenney.
"over fifteen million dollars will be allocated from the Ukrainian government of Canada in support of democracy and institution-building ", - is informed in the report of the defense Department, reports the news Agency. The head of the Ministry of defense of Canada Jason Kenney on the last working day of the week came to Ukraine with two-day visit. According to its press service, the Minister is scheduled to meet with President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Minister of defense Stepan Poltorak and the head of the foreign Ministry Pavlo Klimkin. Similarly, in the program of the visit includes meetings with the Patriarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate Filaret and representative of the Crimean Tatars, Mustafa Jamil.
At the meeting with Poroshenko will become the current situation in Ukraine, as well as among them in its Eastern regions." during the meeting, for example, will examine the issue of sending to Ukraine 200 canadian military instructors who will teach fighters of the Ukrainian military power, as well as the delivery of canadian non-lethal weapons, " - said the press service. Before the first day of the weekend Kenney said that Canada doesn't have the extra weapons that she could send to Ukraine. On Thursday, the head of the Ministry of defense of Canada Jason Kenney said that his country is ready to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons, but will not act without the support of NATO allies. Again, this is not the 1st financial bailout provided by the Canada Ukraine. Print edition first GLANCE looked in detail at economic assistance to Ottawa to Kiev. So, already allocated about 400 million dollars " on stabilization of economy and reforms ". Remember that Canada from the beginning of the euromaidan began to provide cash assistance and political support to the forces that started the riots in Kiev, which resulted in a coup. Further, Ottawa began to help Kiev with money, military equipment and instructors. Before the government of Canada contributed in the form of financial assistance to Ukraine in the order of 14 million canadian dollars ($11, 5 million USD)." Canada will continue to support Ukraine ", - reported the words of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Canada information Agency. Canada has Ukraine not only monetary support, but also military-technical. In April, the Government of Canada has sent to Ukraine about 200 military instructors. This information was officially confirmed by the press service of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. It was expected that the canadian military will stay in Ukraine until March 2017. They will be stationed at some of the polygons on the Ukrainian-Polish border. Technical assistance of Canada was sending to Ukraine of night vision devices worth nearly 230 thousand dollars.