The United States will provide Ukraine with “enhanced defense capabilities”.
In the US State Department said that weapons will be provided to combat Russian-backed separatists in the Eastern part of the country.
“US aid is purely defensive in nature, and as we always say, Ukraine is a sovereign country and has the right to defend themselves,” the statement said.
It is noted that the President of the United States Donald trump announced the approval they plan to sell anti-tank missiles to Ukraine.
A source in the Department said that the total cost of the defence package will be $47 million It will include 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 launchers.
Earlier, the State Department approved a license allowing the export of sniper systems Model M107A1, ammunition and related parts and accessories in Ukraine in the amount of $41.5 million
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