President Barack Obama put pressure, so he adopted an opinion on the delivery of weapons of Ukraine, said Last news on the first day of the week the Deputy Director of the expert Institute the Kennan in the capital of the United States William Pomerantz.
"President Obama increases pressure in order to provide more military aid to Ukraine. There is a General respect that punishment work in the sense that they represent the consequences for the Russian Federation as a result of the events in Ukraine. But There are strong political and expert support to do more than punishment. I think their pressure on President Obama increases, " said Pomerantz." I think he's in the process of making decisions, " he added.
according to him, up to the present time Obama was reluctant to grant Ukraine a weapon, fearing indirect military confrontation with Russia, which the U.S. believes are responsible for assisting militias in the South-East of Ukraine. Russia denies any involvement in the domestic conflict.
"I think everyone recognizes that if the United States will take this step, Russia will react faster and stronger, and even before it is handed weapon, what weapon was not offered (send) ", - he added. Along with this, according to him, the events in the last two or three weeks in the South-East of Ukraine has forced Obama to think again about this decision.
yesterday the print edition of the new York times said citing commissioners of the U.S. administration that the supply of weapons offer Obama a number of advisors and generals, including the commander of NATO, General Philip Breedlove and the head of the joint Committee of chiefs of staff General Martin Dempsey. Assistant to the President for national security Susan rice, first spoke out against such measures are now ready to reconsider its decision, reported by the print edition.
The draft budget for 2016, which Obama has made in Congress on the first day of the week involves the allocation of Ukraine 117 million dollars to " fight against Russian pressure, But does not mention military aid. Along with this, the first day of the 3 weeks leading expert of the Institute of USA and eight former senior official of the authorized administration released a report in which campaigning to put Ukraine weapon of $3 billion through 2017. In 2014, U.S. military aid to Ukraine amounted to more than $ 300 million, however, Authorized the administration reported that it did not include weapons.