Delivery to Ukraine is a part of the support which Washington provides Kyiv to defend the country’s sovereignty against Russian aggression, said the U.S. Embassy, writes DW.
The United States has put Ukraine arms and military equipment totaling $ 60 million, announced on Wednesday, June 17, the United States Embassy in Kiev. Among the goods arrived in Ukraine on June 16, includes anti-tank missiles production company Javelin, ammunition and radio equipment.
“The United States strongly supports Ukraine in the protection of its sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of Russian aggression,” — reads the statement of the us Embassy.
In April 2018, the United States has put Ukraine first batch of missiles Javelin in the amount of $ 47 million.
The Ukrainian army is fighting with Russia-backed separatist groups in the East of the country for more than six years, reminds Agency dpa.
According to the UN, since the conflict began in the Donbass, his victims were more than 13 thousand people.
Russia denies its direct involvement in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
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