NBC: Pentagon gave the White house a proposal to put anti-tank weapons to Kiev
NEW YORK, August 5. /TASS/. The U.S. Department of defense sent for review to the White house plan, providing the Ukrainian authorities antitank weapons. This was announced on Friday on NBC.
According to its sources among officials in the Pentagon, in particular, it is recommended to supply Kiev missile systems Javelin at $50 million the White house has not yet made a final decision on this matter. According to the channel, the U.S. military considers such a step expedient.
As noted in the publication, the Pentagon did not confirm the approval of NBC. A representative of the American Ministry of defense said that the U.S. is “not ruling anything out”. State Department spokesman Heather Nauert on Wednesday at the briefing pointed out that the US did not supply arms to Ukraine, but this possibility is not excluded.
On Monday, the American newspaper The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported, citing sources from the military and diplomats, the Pentagon and the state Department has prepared a plan to supply the Ukrainian authorities ‘ anti-tank missiles and other arms “and seek approval from the White house.” The weapons in question, U.S. officials klassificeret as defensive.