US to provide military aid to Ukraine

US President Barack Obama authorized the Secretary of State to provide financial assistance to Ukraine.

30 September 2015 11:15

Ukraine will receive $ 20 million aid from the US. The US Secretary of State is authorized to earmark this amount for the Ukrainian army. This instruction is available in a memorandum released by the White House.

The US presidential administration said that the Secretary of State "have been delegated the right to provide the Ukrainian government materiel help and services for defense, as well as military training by the US Defense Ministry up to $ 20 million."

According to zaxid.net, the US allocates another $ 1.5 million for Ukraine's non-lethal weapons.