The United States took the decision to supply Ukraine with defensive weapons
The United States adopted the decision on the supply of defensive weapons to Ukraine, said the representative of the U.S. Department of State Heather Nauert. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“The United States decided to supply Ukraine reinforced the defensive capabilities as part of our efforts to assist Ukraine to build its long-term defensive capabilities to protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity and to repel further aggression,” — said in a statement, Nauert received by the Agency.
It also States that “the U.S., as we said earlier, is purely defensive in nature”.
“We always talked about the fact that Ukraine is a sovereign state and has the right to defend themselves,” — said in a statement.
In addition, it is noted that Washington remains committed to the implementation of the Minsk agreements to resolve the situation in the East of Ukraine.
Earlier on Saturday it was reported that the President of the United States Donald trump is going to endorse the delivery plan anti-tank missile systems to Ukraine. Sources ABC News reported that Ukraine will be sent 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 plants in the amount of $ 47 million. This party may be included Javelin anti-tank systems of American manufacturing. Also, Ukraine will have the opportunity to purchase additional ammo.