The U.S. decision in relation to the provision of Ukraine military means is a path to de-escalate the confrontation in the Donbass and peace, said Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Valeriy Chaly.
on Wednesday, the head of Barack Obama allocation of Ukraine additional military assistance in the amount of $ 75 million. According to him, the story is about providing " non-lethal military support ". This step, He said, aims " to strengthen the operations of Ukraine for maintaining the security of the state ". For example, the U.S. will send Kiev communications, unmanned aerial devices, night vision devices and other equipment, as well as military jeeps and under, the Price of which is not included in the designated 75 million.
"I think, after this Decision, together with the decision support of other countries, and among them for military-technical cooperation, today just leads to peace, not war," said Ukraine Chaly.
reviews Chaly, the provision of non-lethal weapons will help Ukraine strengthen the protection of sovereignty and territorial integrity. He added that Ukraine fulfills its obligations in the framework of the Minsk agreements, but should be ready for defense.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people.