Poroshenko: U.S. Senate approves lethal weapons for Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated on social media that the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act, which passed the Senate on Monday, approves the supply of lethal weapons to Kiev, as well as a total of $500 million in support for Ukraine’s defense and security. The Kremlin responded with a statement saying Poroshenko’s comments have not been confirmed, but the possible supply of lethal weapons to Kiev would not promote stability in Eastern Ukraine, Reuters reports.

 

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