Contents tagged with US assistance to Ukraine

  • US Ambassador explains why Washington suspended assistance to Ukraine

    U.S. Charge d'Affaires in Ukraine William Taylor said that the United States is reviewing the budget and therefore funding for approved programs has been suspended, reports UNIAN news agency.

    "All I can say is that no decision has been made,” he said.

    The diplomat said that there is a revision of the budget, and in particular regarding the foreign aid. Taylor explained that when the review of the budget takes place funding for some programs gets suspended.

    "But there is no decision yet. I …

  • The USA’s defense budget for 2019 allocates $250 million to Ukraine

    As stated by the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA on Facebook, the USA’s defense budget for 2019 provides for 250 million dollars’ worth of assistance to Ukraine. "The U.S. House Committee on Armed Services, a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives introduced the draft proposal for 2019 defense budget. The amount of funds proposed to provide for “security assistance” to Ukraine, including lethal weapons, is 250 million dollars, which is 100 million more than was proposed …