US CLEARED NEARLY $ 400 MILLION IN SECURITY ASSISTANCE FOR UKRAINE




Selin ATAY-TDO-Ukraine's Embassy in Washington announced in a statement that about $ 400 million in security aid will be provided to Ukraine from the U.S. defense budget

Under the “security assistance program for Ukraine”, Ukraine is expected to receive a total of $ 391.5 million in security aid from the US Department of Defense Budget and the US Department of state's 2018 - 2019 budget under the “providing international military finance” program.

US security aid is planned to be used for the purchase of weapons, military equipment and various services. “There is a whole host of security assistance that we have outlined and identified for Ukraine.” R. Clarke Cooper, assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, said.