The visit of the delegation of U.S. military might on Ukraine – it is an attempt by the West to gain a foothold on the territory of Ukraine to the escalation of the conflict in the Donbas is unlikely, said on Thursday the head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko.
"in the West there has been a consensus on the issue of the Minsk agreements: not only Europe, but the U.S. emphasis is on their performance ", – the expression quoted Zakharchenko RIA " Novosti ". According to him, the visit of the delegation of the Pentagon in Kiev is nothing but an attempt to gain a foothold in Ukraine, the escalation of the conflict in the Donbas it will not.
On 21 October the Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine expects in November, the proceeds of radar station (RLS) of counter from North America. On the subsequent day it was announced that these systems biomodification, according to American bureaucrats, to prevent possible use against Russia. October 4, Poroshenko said that North America has decided to give Kiev a fresh defensive weapons. On 14 September the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko again raised the issue of supplying his country with Western weapons. The speech, According to the Ukrainian leader, is only about defensive weapons systems. On September 3 Poroshenko asked the United States on the future assistance of the APU, having discussed the matter with the co-chair of the division on the armed forces of the U.S. Senate Jack reed. For example, he drew attention to " the importance of US assistance in training the Ukrainian military ". On 2 September the Secretary of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov tried to convince the US to unlock the supply of lethal weapons Ukraine. Leader Barack Obama in July announced that he would like to reject the Congress adopted the draft law on defense spending in the 2016 fiscal year, which predusmatrivaet the possibility of supplying Ukraine weapons. Along with this amendment on supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons included by the US Congress in the draft law the military budget. As the U.S. assistant Secretary of state on Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland, the U.S. has the ability to send lethal weapons to Ukraine in case of a new outbreak of violence in the country.