The U.S. Department of defense has decided to give Kiev various military equipment and send to Ukraine a small group of military advisers, who will determine the country's needs in the sphere of the reform of military power, said the official representative of the Pentagon Aileen Lanes.
in her expression, " the first of the week with Ukrainian officials big rank met the heads of the military Department of the USA ". Where it is held these contacts, It is not noted. At these negotiations was discussed " ways, because of whom the two countries have the opportunity to strengthen our long-term military cooperation, to help Ukraine to build high-performance with weapons of forces and defence institutions ", said the representative of the Pentagon, ITAR-TASS reported. As She explained, " so purposes leaders agreed that the Pentagon will soon send a small team of advisers to Ukraine to assess its medium - and long-term needs in the area of defence reform." This will be taken into account the opinion of Ukraine, arrangement of her priorities in relation to these needs, said the employee of the Pentagon. In her expression, " this assessment will help to prepare a long-lasting program of future U.S. efforts to support military power of Ukraine by means of their training, the provision of (specialised) education and help them ". In accordance with the above Lanes information, head of the USA Barack Obama with the beginning of March blesed the allocation of more than 23 million dollars in additional aid to Ukraine in the sphere of security. In addition, Obama has given the go-ahead to allocate from the budget of the USA for another 5 million dollars for purchase for Ukraine " sets individual armour, night vision devices, additional communication equipment, " said Commissioner of the U.S. Department of defense. Because of this, She reminded that in March the US has already passed Ukraine about 300 thousand Units of the army food rations. Along with this, the US passed or put in the nearest future Ukraine Lekarstva and medical supplies, helmets, mattresses-mats, water purification plants, equipment for the disposal of ammunition, radios, continued Lanes. She pointed out that the work in this direction the Department of defense conducts Joint with the state Department. In General, the US doubled to send the defense sector of Ukraine. Assistance Washington has and the border guard service of Ukraine, emphasized further authorized the U.S. Department of defense. According to her testimony, the residence of the US Ambassador in Kiev has been delivered to Ukrainian border guards 20-seat tents, sleeping bags, fuel filters, adapters, barbed wire, lamps, alarm system, fuel pumps, wire spiral, batteries for cars, automobile tire, binoculars, excavators, trucks, generators, refrigerators, Hiking oven and means of communication. At the end Lanes assured that North America, " As stated the head of the (Obama), I do not see a military solution to the crisis " in Ukraine. The plans of the US capital is for all delivered to the Kiev military equipment helped to stabilize the situation in Ukraine ", said the representative of the Pentagon." our focus continues to be economic and diplomatic support to Ukraine ", - summed up Lanes. However, we Emphasize that Ukrainian servicemen have not been transferred to the Kyiv American shpajki. At the same time, some media argued that the soldering has been available on the Internet and on Kiev markets. However, the Ukrainian defense Ministry said that the soldering with a varied menu distributed among the soldiers, and has denied messages of mass-media about the theft and resale.