Advisor to the President of the United States Donald trump on national security General Herbert McMaster commented on possible arms supplies to Ukraine. According to him, Washington in the allocation of military assistance to Kiev will strive to prevent the aggravation of the conflict in the Donbass.
Adviser to the head of the American state’s national security, General Herbert McMaster commented on earlier media reports about possible supply of weapons Ukraine.
According to the General, in the interests of the United States to increase Ukraine’s defensive capacity in order to “prevent further incursions into its territory.” At the same time, Washington should consider the needs of Kiev. About it the adviser to the White house on national security has told in interview to TV channel MSNBC. The United States is already providing support to Ukraine, the General said in response to a leading question about possible deliveries of weapons.
In the White house are exploring various options to support Ukraine, said McMaster, noting that the form of such assistance is irrelevant.
“We are studying what kind of support is actually required Ukraine, but in a way that is consistent with the interests of the United States and the General desire to make sure that Russia did not take more destabilizing and aggressive actions that could exacerbate the conflict”, — said the adviser of the American President.
As written August 1, the newspaper the Wall Street Journal, citing a source in the us government, the Department of state and U.S. Department of defense developed the plan of supply of weapons for the Ukrainian army.
Sources told the publication that the new supplies of American weapons are meant to “deter Russian aggression”, and the weapon itself will be purely defensive in nature.
“We believe that all countries, especially those countries that claim to be in the settlement, should avoid any actions that could provoke another round of tension in an already difficult region”, – commented on this information the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
A few days later the TV channel NBC, citing sources in the American military has reported that U.S. authorities are recommended to transfer to Ukraine of high-tech samples of anti-tank weapons. Mass media consider that we are talking mainly about the famous missile the Javelin.