Poroshenko called U.S. weapons for Ukraine vaccinated against Russian aggression
President Petro Poroshenko welcomed the decision of the USA on granting Ukraine defensive weapons and considers it a worthy response to the continued occupation of Ukrainian territory.
About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.
“As we agreed with President Donald trump, quietly, calmly, Ukraine will receive lethal defensive weapons from the United States,” – said Poroshenko.
According to the Head of state is a fundamental and long-awaited decision of the Us administration was confirmed during his yesterday’s conversation with the Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson.
“Grateful for the leadership of President Donald trump, a clear position of all of our American friends and strong bipartisan support for Ukraine. This step is in tandem with the strengthening of sanctions against Russia are a worthy response to the continued occupation of Ukrainian territory, Moscow’s failure to comply with its obligations, and the continued pumping of Donbass with heavy weapons,” – said Poroshenko.
He focused on the fact that American weapons in the hands of Ukrainian soldiers not to attack, and resolute rebuff to the aggressor, the protection of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians, as well as effective self-defence in accordance with article 51 of the UN Charter. “This is also a transatlantic immunized against the virus of Russian aggression”, – Poroshenko added.
As reported, the US State Department confirmed that the United States will provide Ukraine with “enhanced defense capabilities” to fight the Ukrainian side with Russia-backed militants.
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