WT: in the United States protested the supply of jet engines from Ukraine to China
US experts urge us authorities to put pressure on Ukraine, which supplies China with jet engines of its own production. This writes the newspaper The Washington Times.
According to the newspaper, the Ukrainian company “Motor Sich” in 2016 signed with China a contract under which Ukraine will supply to the Chinese partners 250 engines for combat training aircraft JL-10 in the amount of $380 million, it is Noted that in 2016 Ukraine has sent to China 20 such engines on aircraft equipped with them the Chinese are going to teach their pilots to land on aircraft carriers, he added in the paper.
William Triplett, a former adviser to the U.S. Senate Committee on foreign relations, said that the Ukrainian deliveries help Beijing solve the problems with manufacturing jet engines. According to him, the Ukrainians “take the money of U.S. taxpayers, but it is a blow in the back of the American fleet.”
Expert International Strategy and Assessment Center Rick Fisher also stressed that Washington should put pressure on Kiev to Ukrainian supplies jet engines to China have ceased.
Earlier, the head of the General staff of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko told what will be spent $250 million in military aid from the United States.