Approved estimates for $ 50 million. exceeds the budget of the 2018 for the respective programmes of support for Ukraine.
The house of representatives of the United States Congress approved the draft of the Pentagon budget in 2019, which provided for an increase in assistance to Ukraine on the security in $ 250 million. On Thursday, September 27, the press service of the Embassy of Ukraine in USA in Facebook.
Noted that the house of representatives approved previously agreed with the Senate a draft Law on the allocation for the Ministry of defence in 2019, which provides $ 250 million for assistance on the security of Ukraine.
“The estimate of 50 million dollars. exceeds the budget 2018 for appropriate programmes in support of our state”, – stated in the message.
The bill emphasizes that the us $ 250 million. stand out, including on military exercises, providing military equipment, lethal weapons and logistical support, replacing the previously provided weapons or military goods. A list of the types of support also includes intelligence support to the armed forces of Ukraine.
“For the entry into force of the Law on allocation for the Ministry of defence for 2019 should be signed by the President of the United States”, – noted in press service.
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