Ambassador Chaly, Senator Blunt discuss possible increase in military support for Ukraine

Ambassador Chaly, Senator Blunt discuss possible increase in military support for Ukraine

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly and U.S. Senator from Missouri and Chairman of the Appropriations Committee Roy Blunt have discussed the possibility of increasing U.S. spending on Ukraine´s security and defense.

The meeting took place on Tuesday, the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States wrote about this on its official Facebook page.

"As Senator Blunt is a member of the Appropriations Committee, a separate topic of the talk was the discussion of prospects for increasing spending in the U.S. budget for support programs for Ukraine in 2020, in particular, in the field of security and defense," reads the report.

In addition, the ambassador told the senator about the current situation in certain areas of Donbas and Crimea temporarily occupied by Russia and stressed the importance of further strengthening the Ukrainian-American strategic partnership.

At the same time, the Ukrainian side confirmed Ukraine´s unchanged course on its way of democratic reforms and integration into the EU and NATO.


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