© Photo : Public domainU.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo explained the supply of American weapons to Ukraine.”We gave them real guns so they could fight with the Russians,” the diplomat said in an interview with WCSC.The head of state added that the us government made sure to reduce the level of corruption in Ukraine thanks to the efforts of President Vladimir Zelensky.Pompeo also criticized the administration of former us leader Barack Obama who refused to supply arms and military equipment to Kiev.”They chose (send. — Approx. ed.) blankets”, — he joked.In summary, the Secretary of state said that he was proud of US policy in the Ukrainian direction.
American military aid to Kiev
In 2017, Washington approved the delivery of the Kiev tank missile Javelin. Us authorities admitted that can also sell Ukraine anti-ship missiles and coastal protection.In addition, in September this year, the state Department has approved the delivery to Kiev Javelin amounting to almost $ 40 million. The Agency was allowed to sell Kiev 160 missiles and various equipment.The Russian side has repeatedly warned the administration trump on arms supplies to Ukraine. In Moscow noted that it will only lead to aggravation of the situation in the Donbass. Against such a scenario are also European policy. For example, the President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier called the supply of risky and counterproductive way out of the crisis.