The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko agreed with the co-chair of the division on the armed forces of the United States Senate Jack reed question about the future of assisting the Ukrainian army, said the press service of the presidential administration of Ukraine.
"the Manager has agreed with the United States Senator reed further assistance to the Ukrainian army ", - has said Poroshenko, whose words are in the message on the Internet office of the presidential administration of Ukraine.
It was added that Poroshenko " clarified the important role of the Congress of the United States to provide effective assistance to Ukraine in strengthening the defenses of economic stabilization and reform." For example, Poroshenko drew attention to " the importance of helping the United States to train Ukrainian military "." It helps to restore lost defensive capacity of Ukraine", - has declared it. It is also stated that, " Reid told his impressions of the visit to the landfill, where the U.S. military share experience with Ukrainian colleagues ". In the process of meeting with a representative of the division on the armed forces of the United States Senate Poroshenko likewise once again told their arguments about the " transatlantic unity and solidarity with Ukraine ". Yesterday the Secretary of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov tried to convince the United States to unlock the supply of lethal weapons Ukraine. On August 20 the U.S. Secretary of defense Ashton Carter said the U.S. is watching the situation which occurs in South-East Ukraine, and concerned about the increased violence in the Donbass. The head of the United States Barack Obama in July said that he wanted to reject was passed by Congress a draft law on defense spending in fiscal year 2016, which predusmatrivaet the possibility of supplying Ukraine weapons. Along with this amendment on the supply Ukraine with lethal weapons included the Congress of the United States in the draft law of the military budget. As said assistant Secretary United States on the problems of Eurasia and Europe, Victoria Nuland, the United States has the ability to send lethal weapons to Ukraine in the event of a new outbreak of violence in the country. At the same time White house press Secretary Eric Schultz recognized that, in the opinion of the President of the United States Barack Hussein Obama, Ukraine will only lead to more violence.