U.S. military aid Ukraine remains non-lethal in nature, said the head of the press service of the state Department John Kirby.
according to his statement, in the position of the US capital on the Ukrainian crisis " nothing has changed ", the U.S. is urging all parties to implement the Minsk consensus, reports news Agency.
On 10 July, the Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly said that Ukraine gets more lethal weapons than from ten different countries. The senior Democrat of the Department of military power chamber of the commissioners of Congress Adam Smith claimed that the head of the USA Barack Obama wants to deny passed by the U.S. Congress a draft law on defense spending in fiscal year 2016, which predusmatrivaet the possibility of supplying Ukraine weapons. In June, the military budget for the 2016 financial year received enough votes in the U.S. Senate, the document provides for the transfer of military equipment, small arms, rocket-propelled grenades. Along with this amendment on supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons included by Congress in the draft law of the military budget. As said, the U.S. assistant Secretary of state on problems of Eurasia and Europe, Victoria Nuland, the US have opportunity to send lethal weapons to Ukraine in the event of a new outbreak of violence in the country. This was stated about the American weapons that the militia of Donbass were found and confiscated from the Ukrainian armed forces and volunteer battalions.